Theresa Teixeira

FCIP, CRM - Executive Vice President, Chief Underwriting Officer


Theresa Teixeira joined Totten Group as Chief Underwriting Officer in March 2013. In this role she will be responsible for delivering best in class solutions for our broker network and industry leading results for our markets.

Theresa spent most of her career working with the top three insurers in Canada. She has held progressively senior management roles ranging from VP National Commercial Lines Underwriting to Audit and Compliance. Early in her career, the various roles that she undertook broadened and added depth to her capabilities, while allowing her to grow and build both internal and external customers. These roles included launching and running an E&O/D&O department, running a medical malpractice unit and acting as an Ontario Regional Casualty Manager. Theresa has also worked in a business development role where she had duel responsibilities to grow premium and perform the role of a risk controller.

Just prior to joining Totten, Theresa was responsible for one of the largest national programs department in Canada. In this role, her extensive knowledge of commercial lines lead to double digit growth and significantly improved profitability.

Theresa is a big supporter of continuing education and has a Management and Risk Management fellowship as well as a certificate in Risk Management and loss control engineering.