Hugh Kerr

Hugh Kerr serves as Vice President & Associate General Counsel with Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada in Toronto. Hugh's law practice encompasses individual and group insurance and savings product development, product distribution, and regulatory compliance. His practice reflects a particular emphasis on Sun Life's group retirement services, direct distribution, and the pension risk transfer business, Defined Benefits Solutions.

Hugh is a frequent writer and speaker on industry matters, such as segregated fund and pension plan regulation and the Guidelines for Capital Accumulation Plans. He is a member of the Canadian Life & Health Insurance Association Committee on Group Retirement Services, a member (and past Chair) of the National Policy Committee of the Association of Canadian Pension Management, including the subcommittee that prepared "Delivering the Potential of DC Retirement Savings Plans," and is involved in a variety of other industry initiatives and committees. He is also an active participant in the industry taskforce that developed and considers amendments to the Guidelines for Capital Accumulation Plans.

Hugh was called to the Ontario Bar in 1990.

Tel: (416) 979-4869