With decades of experience in insurance and financial management, Neil Haynes came to Sun Life’s corporate office in Toronto through its acquisition of Clarica Life Insurance Company in 2002. He has held numerous positions in finance, actuarial, investments and strategy. Since 2014 Neil has been leading financial reporting, capital, profitability management and related functions for Sun Life U.S.
Previously Neil held roles as senior vice president of finance in Sun Life’s corporate office, and senior vice president and chief financial officer for Sun Life Canada. He also led finance and actuarial for Sun Life UK, and strategic initiatives in Sun Life’s Asian operations.
A dedicated advocate for community programs, Neil sits on the board of directors of the YMCA of Greater Boston and chairs its Finance Committee. He represents Sun Life across its many philanthropic programs with the Y and the Boston Celtics, including the youth fitness program, Sun Life Fit to Win, and the fundraising campaign, #SunLifeDunk4Diabetes.
Neil is a Fellow of the Canadian Institute of Actuaries and of the Society of Actuaries. He holds a Bachelor of Mathematics degree from the University of Waterloo.