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James Colaco

Global Insurance Sector Leader

James Colaco currently serves as Deloitte's Global Sector Leader for Insurance, operating within the Financial Services Industry. Additionally, he is a Strategy Partner in the Canadian Monitor Deloitte practice, as well as the GLCP for Manulife. Based in Toronto, James has worked extensively throughout Canada, the U.S., UK, Europe, South America, and the Middle East.

Throughout his career, James has led numerous strategic, operational, and transformational engagements with both local and global insurers. His areas of focus include corporate and business unit strategy, customer and product innovation, business case development, and large-scale business transformation in the Insurance sector.

James is a frequent speaker at industry events, including the NICC, CIFF, and Northwind Institute, and enjoys riffing on all matters insurance. James holds an M.B.A. from the Joseph L. Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto, and a B.A.Sc. in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Toronto. When not working, James loves to travel with his family, including his two children, Pascal and Saffron.