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Dave Swindells

dave swindells

Director, Marine
Zurich Canada

Skills and experience

Dave Swindells is Marine Director for Global Corporate, Zurich Canada, and is responsible for all Zurich Global Corporate marine insurance business in Canada. He has been with Zurich since July 2014. In addition to managing the marine portfolio and underwriting marine risks, Dave is also responsible for underwriting Zurich’s UAS/UAV (drone) insurance package.

External appointments

Previously, Dave was Vice President at a major international insurance brokerage, acting as a broker in the marine group. He specialized in developing and placing marine insurance programs for mining and energy sector clients. In addition, he placed fine art and specie risks for customers.

Educational background

Dave graduated from the McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario, and holds an honours bachelor of arts degree. He also holds a Certified Insurance Professional designation as a Marine Specialist from the Insurance Institute of Canada.