RGA’s Global Accounts team serves the complex needs of multinational life and health insurance companies by augmenting local expertise with a global view and a central point of contact.
Multinational organizations face pressure to achieve strong growth in competitive markets, improve operational efficiency, and respond to varied and changing regulatory environments. Increasingly, they require support from partners that understand their business and markets, are able to provide
Meet Our Global Accounts Team
In 1996, Paul joined RGA to assist in its international expansion covering markets outside North America. In 2006 he was appointed President of RGA’s International Division. Paul began his insurance career in 1985 joining Manulife Financial where he held numerous actuarial-related positions in the company’s U.S. division before joining its retrocession division in 1989.
Paul has a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Toronto. He is also a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries (FSA) and is a CFA charterholder.
Duncan Lord is Senior Vice President and General Manager, Global Accounts, with RGA International Corporation. Duncan’s primary role with the Global Accounts team is to work with global product lines and business units to enhance client relationships and leverage RGA’s expertise to increase reinsurance opportunities. Duncan is based in RGA’s Toronto office.
With 31 years of experience in the life and health reinsurance business, Duncan has worked in the United Kingdom, Canada, Singapore, New Zealand and Germany. Prior to joining RGA in 2012, Duncan was Global Head of Life & Health Reinsurance at Allianz Re in Munich, responsible for the strategic development and underwriting control of that business. He was a member of the Functional Board and Executive Committees of Allianz Re. Before that, Duncan worked for M&G Re and Swiss Re in the Asian, Australasian and Canadian markets.
Duncan received his First Class Honours Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) degree in actuarial mathematics and statistics from Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh, Scotland. He is a Fellow of the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (FIA) and served as council member of the Singapore Actuarial Society for five years, chairing the Education Committee in 2007-08.
Prior to joining RGA in 2016, Keith worked for Deloitte, where he was joint leader of the Canadian Analytics & Actuarial consulting practice. Before that, he worked in the life insurance industry in Canada, the U.K. and in the Asia region.
Keith has more than 30 years of experience in actuarial and business management roles. He has worked in a variety of senior positions managing key functions, including product development and pricing, finance and risk management, strategy, mergers and acquisitions, as well as business unit leadership.
An active participant in the actuarial community and insurance industry, Keith is a regular presenter at industry conferences, including past meetings of the Canadian Institute of Actuaries, Singapore Actuarial Society and East Asian Actuarial Conference.
Keith is a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries (FSA) and of the Canadian Institute of Actuaries (FCIA), and a CFA charterholder. He received an M.B.A. from Cass Business School, City University London.
Peter Schindler is Vice President, Business Initiatives, Global Accounts, based in RGA’s Toronto office. He is responsible for coordinating relationships with multinational clients and also manages a portfolio of strategic business initiatives.
Prior to joining RGA, Peter was a consultant, focused on strategy, finance, and risk management for clients across the global insurance sector, first with Oliver Wyman and subsequently McKinsey & Company. He started his career with Manulife, working as a product development actuary.
Peter received a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) from Queen’s University in Canada. He is a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries (FSA).
Patricia Kelly joined RGA in 2012 as Vice President, Global Accounts. In this role, she is responsible for the operational infrastructure, reporting and analysis required to support the team’s business development and relationship management activities. In addition, Patricia has oversight for RGA’s Customer Relationship Management (CRM) program and other functional initiatives that facilitate global account relationships. Patricia is based in Toronto.
Before joining RGA Patricia was Vice President, Enterprise Risk Management at Manulife Financial. Patricia’s previous roles during her tenure at Manulife included investor relations and business development.
Patricia received her Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) degree from Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario, Canada. She earned the right to use the Chartered Financial Analyst designation in 2001.
Dan joined RGA in 2015 from Oliver Wyman, a global management consulting firm, where he was a Principal in its Healthcare and Life Sciences Strategy practice with a focus on health insurance distribution, product and marketing strategy.
Dan received an Honors Business Administration (H.B.A.) degree from the Richard Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario and a Bachelor of Medical Sciences degree (B.M.Sc.) from the University of Western Ontario.