Karen McGee

Senior Vice President, Chief Operating Officer, O2 Insurance Services Inc.


Karen McGee is the Sr Vice President, COO of O2 Insurance Services Inc., an independently owned and operated Managing General Agent (MGA) and an accredited Lloyd’s Broker domiciled in Canada. O2 specializes in hard to place coverage for niche business segments, provides Canadian retail brokers with cost effective access to the Lloyd’s market, and develops tailored solutions for complex risks with innovative underwriting solutions.

With over 20 years of experience on both the retail and wholesale side of the insurance industry, Karen possesses a wealth of knowledge and expertise in programs, marketing, underwriting, risk management, production as well as executive and corporate development for midsized and international companies based in Canada. For the past few years she has worked closely with ACMPR Licensed Producers, residential and commercial, industry stakeholders and retail insurance brokers specializing in cannabis, to develop insurance products to meet the unique needs of this segment in Canada.

Along with being named one of Canada’s most influential women in insurance in 2015, Karen is proud of the time she gives back to the industries she insures. Currently Karen holds seats on the Ethics Committee, is Chair of the National Nominating Committee and Chair of the National Leadership Team for the Canadian Security Association. In addition, she lends her expertise to professional associations, non-profit and business organizations by conducting risk management seminars, insurance training, being a subject matter expert in the segments O2 is targeting as well as mentoring future leaders.

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