Our Team

CURIE Staff

 

Our knowledgeable staff is here to answer any of your questions. CURIE is dedicated to addressing the common and unique needs of its members by: Securing long-term, stable and cost-effective insurance coverage; Managing claims effectively and in a way that recognizes the long-term interests of its members; Providing a range of risk management and loss protection services; Sharing information and communicating best practices in risk management to its members. Feel free to contact us

We Offer

 
Risk Management
 
Claims Management
 
Financial Stability
 
Loss Control
 

 

 

 

Our Team

 
 
 

 

  • Keith Shakespeare

    Chief Operating Officer and Attorney-In-Fact

    Keith has over 35 years of experience in risk management and insurance. He is a Fellow of the Insurance Institute of Canada and an Associate in Risk Management of the Insurance Institute of America. Keith has served as a board member and president of the Ontario Risk & Insurance Management Society, and as a director of the Risk & Insurance Management Society based in New York. He is a member of the American Risk and Insurance Association and the Professional Liability Underwriting Society. He has written and spoken on a wide range of subjects including self-insurance, captive insurance companies, loss control, risk financing and risk management. He has conducted a number of on-campus workshops and seminars.

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  • Stewart Roberts

    Claims Manager

    Prior to joining CURIE, Stewart held senior positions in the insurance industry in Toronto, Nova Scotia and New Brunswick. With over 25 years of experience in the industry, he has his Chartered Insurance Professional (CIP) designation and RIMS Fellow designation. He graduated with a Bachelor of Arts from Wilfred Laurier University. Please call Stewart with your claims and insurance-related concerns.

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  • Carrie Green

    Manager, Finance & Accounting

    Carrie joined CURIE in June 1999. Carrie holds a RIMS Fellow (RF) designation as well as a Bachelor's degree from McMaster University. Please contact Carrie with insurance, accounting, information systems, administrative, underwriting, or regulatory compliance issues.

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  • John Breen

    Manager, Risk Reduction & Loss Control

    John joined CURIE in May 2006. His loss control career began in 1979 as a field representative conducting building inspections and he later advanced to developing and conducting loss control courses throughout North America. John is a Certified Engineering Technologist and has CIP and Canadian Risk Management (CRM) designations. Please contact John regarding loss control issues or about CURIE training for members.

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  • James Eka

    Accounting & Insurance Administrator/ IT Business Liaison

    James joined the CURIE team in May 2012. With over five years of accounting experience he also holds a Canadian Risk Management (CRM) Designation. Please contact James with any inquiries on premium calculations and invoicing, endorsements, American Appraisals, FTE’s, certificates of insurance, information systems, CURIE website, and/or regulatory compliance issues.

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  • Jillian Jarvis

    Claims Administrator

    Jillian joined CURIE in September of 2014. Jillian has over 10 years experience in the insurance industry and has her Chartered Insurance Professional (CIP) designation. Please contact Jillian with your claims, certificates of insurance, policies and general insurance-related concerns.

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  • Karin Vogt

    Office and Communications Assistant

    Prior to joining CURIE in December 2014, Karin had experience as a RIBO, personal lines broker, focusing on VIP clientele and corporate relations. In addition, she has worked as Campaign Manager responsible for leadership giving at United Way, Constituency Assistant (City of Hamilton) and Provincial Government. As front-line administrative support, Karin looks forward to supporting CURIE staff and the communication needs of the organization.

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