Chief Underwriting Officer, Managing Director
As Chief Underwriting Officer (CUO), Stefanie McKay is responsible for leading and developing underwriting strategy across all lines of business within Victor’s Underwriting Management division. She focuses on delivering a high quality experience for our brokers and building on our strength in underwriting standards, product development and innovation.
Previously, Stefanie was a Senior Vice-President and Manager of the Errors and Omissions Underwriting department, which included Victor’s A&E, E&O and Technology departments. She was responsible for the overall underwriting of professional and general liability for professionals in the medical, legal, financial, miscellaneous and information technology business sectors, as well as for architects and engineers.
Stefanie joined Victor in 2000 as an underwriter in the Directors and Officers department after obtaining her Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of Ottawa. In 2002, Stefanie joined the Errors and Omissions department where she managed large professional liability programs with a focus on programs for health care, legal and financial practitioners. Stefanie was appointed to Senior Vice-President in 2012 and CUO in March 2017. Stefanie has also earned the Registered Professional Liability Underwriter (RPLU) designation.