Speaker Profiles

Jordan Solway

Jordan Solway

Group General Counsel & VP Claim

Travelers Canada

Jordan leads the Legal & Compliance and Claim functions for Travelers Canada, which consists of a Canadian branch and two insurance subsidiaries that are ultimately owned by The Travelers Companies, Inc. (NYSE: TRV) (“Travelers”), a leading provider of property casualty insurance for auto, home and business. Jordan also is a member of the Executive Management Committee and the Executive Risk Committee for Travelers Canada.

Jordan holds a juris doctor from Osgoode Hall Law School and was admitted to the Law Society of Upper Canada in 1993. He is presently completing his LLM in the area of trust law with a specific emphasis on commercial trust arrangements. He has worked in private and public practice and has extensive experience in the areas of director and officer liability, professional liability, governmental liability and commercial insurance coverage disputes.

Jordan has been a speaker for organizations such as the National Insurance Conference of Canada, the Canadian Institute, L’Expert, the Law Society of Upper Canada Continuing Legal Education Program and Osgoode Hall Law School Professional Development. He has also been a faculty member of the DeGroote Directors College since 2006. Jordan has also authored various articles for Canadian Insurance, Canadian Underwriter, the Canadian Insurance Regulation Reporter, CCH Ultimate Corporate Counsel Guide, CCH Director’s Briefing and CCH Corporate Brief. He has co-developed and taught a course for the Insurance Institute of Canada on director and officer liability and insurance and is a contributing editor of the CCH Directors’ Manual.

Jordan is a former board member of the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation – Ontario Region, and also the Chair of the Governance Committee. Jordan also sits on the Board of Directors for the Canadian National Insurance Crime Services and is a member of the Privacy & Risk Management Committee.

Jordan lives in Toronto with his wife, Pia and two children, Rachel and Daniel.

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