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Rebecca Rycroft

Rebecca Rycroft

Senior Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer

Rebecca joined Empire Life in 2021 as Senior Vice-President, Corporate Finance, responsible for leading our Finance and Corporate Actuarial teams.

Previously, Rebecca was the Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice-President of a major Canadian reinsurer, and prior to that, worked in the actuarial consulting division of a leading management consulting firm.

She is an engaged member of the insurance industry and has participated in and chaired several working groups and boards, including: the Canadian Actuarial Standards Board and its International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) working group, the Canadian Institute of Actuaries’ (CIA) Committee on Life Insurance Financial Reporting (CLIFR). Rebecca is currently a member of the Canadian Life and Health Insurance Association (CLHIA) Corporate Services Standing Committee and the CIA Tribunal Panel.

She is a Fellow of the Canadian Institute of Actuaries (FCIA), a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries (FSA) and a Member of the American Academy of Actuaries (MAAA).

Rebecca attended Western University where she received her Bachelor of Science degree (Honours) in actuarial science and statistics.