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Claude A. Accum

Executive Vice-President & Chief Risk Officer

Claude A. Accum is Executive Vice-President and Chief Risk Officer for Sun Life Financial. In this role, Claude is accountable for Sun Life’s risk management function, in addition to his executive responsibilities for the company’s actuarial and asset/liability management functions.

Claude joined Sun Life in 1983 and has since held various senior leadership positions spanning Individual Insurance, Group Insurance and Investments  as the company’s Chief Risk Officer and Chief Actuary for SLF U.S. Additionally, he was a member of the task force that led Sun Life’s demutualization process, which was completed in 2000. Prior to his current role, Claude was Executive Vice-President, Actuarial and Risk Management.

Claude holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Actuarial Science from the University of Toronto. He is a Fellow of both the Canadian Institute of Actuaries and the Society of Actuaries.