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Vice-President, Western


Vice-President, Western Region - Bill Adams

Bill Adams

Over his 30 plus year career, Bill Adams has focused on solutions to a wide range of complex public policy issues for governments and various private sector industries.


Adams joined IBC in 2004, and has since held positions as Vice President for both the Atlantic and Western & Pacific regions responsible for government relations in Canada's eastern and western provinces. In his 13 years at IBC, Adams has helped to shape and nurture healthy and competitive insurance marketplaces in eight provinces based on practical solutions that benefit consumers. He has in-depth disaster management experience, having provided insurance industry leadership through catastrophic events, including the Southern Alberta floods and the Fort McMurray wildfire.

Known for a collaborative and creative approach to solving problems, Adams focuses on sustainable outcomes and win-win collaborations on issues as diverse as auto insurance reform, smart regulation, financial literacy and adapting to severe weather resulting from climate change.

A graduate of Mount Saint Vincent University, Adams also studied business administration at the University of New Brunswick. He is a dedicated community and national volunteer, with particular interest in mentoring Canadian youth.