Chris has been involved in trucking most of his adult life. He drove truck for and worked in various office/management positions for a major truck company. His last position of 5 years in the safety department where he was responsible for the recruiting of Owner Operators and their compliance. He joined a trucking insurance company in 2001 and has been in the insurance side of things until making Safety Dawg a full-time endeavour.
As a “Canadian Risk Management” (CRM) professional, Chris has been recognized as a risk expert by RIMS, the risk management society. As the preeminent organization dedicated to advancing the practice of risk management, the Risk and Insurance Management Society, Inc. (RIMS) is a global not-for-profit organization representing more than 3,500 industrial, service, nonprofit, charitable and government entities throughout the world. Founded in 1950, RIMS brings networking, professional development and education opportunities to its membership of more than 10,000 risk management professionals who operate in more than 120 countries. For more information on RIMS, visit www.RIMS.org.
He received his Certified Director of Safety (CDS) from NATMI in January 2005 and is a member in good standing of the North American Transportation Management Institute (NATMI). NATMI is dedicated exclusively to providing internationally recognized university affiliated professional certification and training seminars for truck, bus, and transit fleet professionals. Content areas include fleet safety management, fleet maintenance management, risk management, accident investigation, cargo security and more.
Chris received his “Chartered Insurance Professional” designation in 2007. He remains a member in good standing of the Insurance Institute.
The Chartered Insurance Professionals” (CIP) Society is the professional organization representing more than 15,000 graduates of the Insurance Institute’s Fellow Chartered Insurance Professional (FCIP) and the Chartered Insurance Professional (CIP) programs. As a division of The Insurance Institute of Canada, the Society offers continuing professional development, information services, networking events and recognition and promotion of the designations.