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Frank Swedlove

Frank Swedlove is the immediate past president of the Canadian Life and Health Insurance Association (CLHIA), and served as the first chair of the Global Federation of Insurance Associations (GFIA).


Frank spent most of his career with the Federal Department of Finance as an advisor to, and later as assistant deputy minister of the Financial Sector Policy Branch. He was also president of the Financial Action Task Force, an international body responsible for fighting global money laundering and terrorist financing.


His experience with the Federal government and time spent at the helm of CLHIA Frank a unique and insightful perspective on the insurance industry, consumer affairs, public policy, government relations, working with Regulators and strategic planning.


He is also a recipient of both the Queen’s Golden Jubilee medal for public service and the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee medal for service to the insurance industry.