Gordon Smith

Specialist in Insurance and Financial Supervision

Gordon is a Chartered Financial Analyst who had a 27 year career with OSFI.  Gordon specialized in life insurance, and particularly the area of life insurance company inspections.  For 10 years Gordon was Director of Life Insurance Examinations at OSFI.  Consulting with Lawrie Savage & Associates Inc. since 1997, Gordon has experience in working with emerging market countries in the insurance supervisory area.  He also specializes in utilizing his CFA skills in the analysis and identification of systemic problems in the overall health of financial institutions and financial markets in developing countries.   Gordon is especially interested in staff training and the design of supervisory mechanisms related to the identification, quantification and management of the various risks involved with the insurance business in developing countries. He has a BA, an MBA and is also a Fellow of the Life Management Institute.