Colm J. Freyne

Colm J. Freyne Colm J. Freyne

Executive Vice-President, Special Advisor to the CEO

Colm J. Freyne is Executive Vice-President, Special Advisor to the CEO. Appointed to this role in 2022, Colm is responsible for providing strategic advisory services to Sun Life’s CEO and the Executive Team.

Prior to assuming his current role, Colm held the position of Executive Vice-President and Chief Risk Officer of Sun Life since 2017 where he was responsible for Sun Life’s risk management function, global actuarial function, and global asset/liability management function.

Colm joined Sun Life in 2003 as Chief Auditor and has since held various senior leadership positions including Executive Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer from 2009 to 2017. He joined the company following eight years at TD Bank Financial Group, where he held the role of Vice-President and Chief Accountant. He began his career in the Dublin office of Coopers & Lybrand (now PricewaterhouseCoopers) in 1979, moving to its Toronto office in 1985.

In 2016, Colm was appointed a Fellow by the Chartered Professional Accountants (CPA) of Ontario. He holds an Honours Bachelor of Commerce degree from University College Dublin and is a qualified Chartered Accountant in Ireland and Canada.