President's Biography

John Dark

John L. Dark

John L. Dark became President of the Canadian Institute of Actuaries for the 2018–2019 term on June 22, 2018 at the Institute’s Annual Meeting.

He has been a practising actuary since 1979.

A CIA volunteer since 1980, Mr. Dark most recently served two terms on the Board as Secretary-Treasurer. Prior to that, he served as chair of the Eligibility and Education Council, as a member of the Member Services Council, and volunteered for over 25 committee, subcommittee, or task force assignments.

Mr. Dark has been with The Co-operators since 1994. He worked at the Crown Life Insurance Company from 1970 to 1994. Mr. Dark holds a bachelor of mathematics degree from the University of Waterloo actuarial science and computer science honours co-op program.