Chief Actuary and Chief Risk Officer

Brennan Kennedy was appointed Chief Actuary and Chief Risk Officer for SLF Canada in November 2016. In this role, he is accountable for the independent oversight and overall integrity of the risk management and actuarial functions across the Canadian business units and operations.

Brennan has over 19 years of experience with the Sun Life organization. Prior to his current role, he was Vice-President, Individual Wealth, responsible for the product development, pricing and profitability of segregated funds, payout annuities and GICs. Over his career with the company, Brennan has gained a wide range of business, risk management and M&A experience through a number of roles in the Group Benefits and Individual business units, the Corporate Office and the Asset Liability Management area. He has also been an active participant in various industry task forces and committees.

Brennan holds a Bachelor of Mathematics degree in Actuarial Science from the University of Waterloo. He is a Fellow of the Canadian Institute of Actuaries and the Society of Actuaries.