Guy Legault, MBA, FCPA, FCGA, CAE
President & CEO, CALU
Guy joined the Conference for Advanced Life Underwriting (CALU) in May 2017. Fully bilingual, he has had a distinguished career in leading and managing not-for-profit organizations, including provincial and national professional membership associations. Guy joined CALU from the Canadian Chamber of Commerce where he was the Chief Operating Officer. He has worked in the financial sector, as President and CEO of the Canadian Payments Association for nine years and President and COO of the Certified General Accountants Association of Canada for eight years. His academic credentials include a B.Sc. in industrial relations from the Université de Montréal and an MBA from the Université de Sherbrooke. He holds a CPA, CGA accounting designation and the fellowship FCPA, FCGA, awarded to him for his contribution to the profession.
Guy is committed to his career as an association executive and to serving the community as a volunteer. He holds a Certified Association Executive (CAE) designation from the Canadian Society of Association Executives (CSAE). He is a Past-Chair of CSAE and the 2021 recipient of the Pinnacle Award for his outstanding contribution to CSAE and to the association sector at large. He is a current member of the Association de l’Hôpital Montfort in Ottawa. He served on the Non-Mutual Policyholder Committee for the Economical Mutual Insurance Company demutualization process. He has also served as a volunteer and director in a number of other organizations, including the International Federation of Accountants (IFAC), the Ottawa Regional Cancer Foundation and various working groups of the Task Force for the Payments System Review.