Monika Federau is the Chief Strategy Officer for Intact Financial Corporation where she leads the development of corporate strategies, and also oversees branding, government relations, social responsibility initiatives and communications.
She joined Intact in 2010 as Senior Vice President, Marketing responsible for national advertising, communication and sponsorship strategies, as well as research and digital initiatives.
Prior to Intact, Monika lived in Hong Kong, working for a global life insurer where she was responsible for developing and executing strategies to enhance the company’s brand throughout Asia.
Monika began her career in the insurance industry in product development, sales and marketing. She later held senior marketing and operations roles at software and e-commerce companies where she was responsible for customer acquisition and revenue generation in Canada, the U.S., and Australia. She also worked for a global web consulting company where her clients were leading Canadian banking, insurance and wealth management companies.
Monika holds a bachelor’s degree in Political Science from York University and an MBA from the Smith School of Business at Queen’s University.
Monika serves on the board of the Interactive Advertising Bureau of Canada, the board of the Toronto Financial Services Alliance, and is a member of The 25th Team UNICEF Canada.