Our Team

J. Greg Sutton, President & CEO

In the Special Risk Accident & Health business for over 20 years, Greg joined Sutton Reinsurance in 1995 and is President and CEO.

After completing his studies at the University of Toronto in 1990, Greg lived in England for two years, working in the London insurance market for a large Lloyd's broker. After returning to Canada in 1992, Greg worked for a large international reinsurance company in their US Group Medical division.

In 2007, Greg was selected to attend Quantum Shift, at the Richard Ivey School of Business, a rigorous five-day developmental experience, that annually challenges forty of Canada's most promising entrepreneurs to improve their leadership style, inspire their business partners and maximize their growth opportunities.



John Iacono, Senior Vice President

John Iacono first became involved in the Accident and Health reinsurance line of business in 1987. Since that time, he has worked for two major Canadian insurers. His career has seen him progress through the underwriting function to managing the respective organization’s Accident and Health reinsurance operations.

John has been at the forefront of the Accident and Health reinsurance industry throughout much of his career and is a Fellow of the Life Management Institute and a University of Waterloo graduate.

John joined Sutton Reinsurance Underwriters in 2004 and is responsible for managing and growing the company’s Accident and Health Reinsurance business.



David Silva, Vice President

From 1986 to 1996 David held several progressive positions with a large Canadian Life Insurer in both the Life and A&H reinsurance areas. In 1996, he was asked to do a three-year assignment in Germany. During this time, he established the company as a significant lead A&H reinsurance market in Continental Europe. He was responsible for all front office functions: strategic business planning, underwriting, sales and marketing.

In 1999, he returned to Canada, as an Assistant Vice President, to augment the team responsible for growing the North American book of A&H business. His career continues today with Sutton Reinsurance, where he’s responsible for expanding the company's book of business on a worldwide basis.

David graduated from York University with Specialized Honours in Economics.



Jim Anderson, Vice President

Jim has worked for over 30 years in the A&H Reinsurance industry, mostly as a Sales and Marketing professional in the Latin American and Caribbean region. Prior to joining Sutton Reinsurance, Jim was the Chief Marketing Officer of a managing general underwriter operating in the Latin American region where his responsibilities included strategic planning and marketing for life and health reinsurance products. In addition, Jim has held extensive Sales and Marketing positions with other European and U.S. Reinsurance Groups.

Jim joined Sutton Reinsurance in November 2015 and is based in Miami, Florida.



Joe Tiboni Vice President, Underwriting

Joe has over 18 years of Accident and Health (A&H) experience having worked in both underwriting and management roles with some of the leading special risk carriers in the US over the course of his career. Since 2014, Joe has been responsible for managing Sutton’s US A&H underwriting and assisting with the development of new producer relationships in the Northeast.



Doris Lai, Assistant Vice President

Doris Lai has spent most of her 25 year insurance industry career as an Accident and Health reinsurance underwriting specialist. Since 1993 Doris has held progressive underwriting positions at two major Canadian reinsurers. In addition, Doris has taken on several management functions over the years.

Doris joined Sutton Reinsurance in 2015 and is responsible for underwriting and marketing all lines of Accident and Health reinsurance business.

Doris is a graduate of the University of Toronto, with a Major in Commerce.



Martin Bertler, Accounts Manager

Martin has over 20 years of experience working as a specialist accounts manager for various reinsurance entities. Throughout his career, Martin has gained extensive experience in the areas of financial reporting, claims management and audit. At Sutton Reinsurance, Martin is responsible for financial reporting, accounts management and claims adjudication/reporting.