John Sterns

John Sterns

Vice President, Casualty

John is responsible for leading the Casualty and International business for CNA Canada’s Underwriting Department and is charged with aligning branch structure with CNA’s strategy to drive profitable growth. He joined CNA Canada on May 1, 2017, as VP Casualty after a brief stint at retirement.  John has extensive knowledge in risk management and international casualty programs.


John has more than 37 years of experience in the insurance business and 30 years underwriting Casualty. Prior to joining CNA,  John held senior positions with AIG, Home and Chubb. John holds a bachelor’s degree in Environmental Studies (Geography) from the University of Waterloo. John is also an active member and director for Erin Mills Church campus and Three Lakes Cottage Association.