Dean A. Cosman, CPA, CA

Executive Vice-President, Insurance and Risk and Chief Risk Officer

Dean Cosman was appointed Executive Vice-President, Insurance and Risk and Chief Risk Officer in December 2018. In this role, he is responsible for CDIC’s insurance and risk assessment functions including the ongoing assessment and management of the risk posed by CDIC’s member intuitions as well as emerging financial sector risks. His portfolio also includes enterprise risk management (ERM) and representing CDIC on the global stage as a member of the Executive Council of the International Association of Deposit Insurers (IADI) and Chair of IADI’s Regional Committee of North America.

Mr. Cosman, who first joined CDIC in 1995, has more than 20 years of experience with Crown corporations, most recently as CDIC’s Senior Vice-President, Insurance and Risk Assessment.

Mr. Cosman holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Carleton University. He is a Chartered Professional Accountant, Chartered Accountant, as well as a graduate of the Executive Development Program at Queen’s University.