President and Chief Executive Officer
Northbridge Financial Corporation
Silvy Wright has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Northbridge Financial Corporation since May 15, 2011. Prior to this role, she served as Chief Executive Officer of Markel Insurance.
Under Silvy’s leadership, four separate insurance companies were successfully brought together under one strong Northbridge operating group. Today, Northbridge Financial is the third-largest commercial property and casualty insurance group in Canada. Northbridge’s three brands leverage combined talent and capabilities, and successfully operate through distinct distribution channels.
Silvy is a Director on the Board of the Insurance Bureau of Canada and served as Chair in 2019 and 2020. She is passionate about promoting the importance of education. She has served as a National Campaign Cabinet member for Pathways to Education since 2016, in an effort to help vulnerable youth to graduate.
Silvy has also raised the profile of insurance education as Chair of the Board for the Insurance Institute of Canada, and was recognized with an honorary CIP designation. She is a Chartered Professional Accountant and holds an Honours Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics and Commerce from University of Toronto.