Photographic Portrait of Janice Deganis
Digital transformation is no longer an option. It’s absolutely necessary for insurers to continue generating the kinds of results they’re after, both now and in the future.

Janice Deganis

EY Canada Insurance Leader

National leader. Invested coach and mentor. Passionately committed to channeling her professional skills into meaningful impacts for people, clients and the community.

Office Waterloo, CA

Consumer demands are shifting in real time—and the way insurers react today will define their business tomorrow. As EY Canada’s Insurance Leader, Janice guides insurers as they transform that change into powerful opportunity.

Janice brings 30 years’ EY experience working with clients across every sub-sect of the insurance space. Her work spans life, property & casualty and workers compensation as well as re-insurers and brokers. That wealth of expertise fuels her leadership, and shapes her ability to coach, guide and support our practitioners nationwide.

Janice is a Chartered Professional Accountant, Certified Public Accountant (US, Illinois) and a Certified Management Accountant. In 2020, Janice was awarded the FCPA designation. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of Waterloo.

A community builder in every sense of the world, Janice is a current board member and former chair of the board at the Grand River Hospital. She continues to make similar contributions at FCPA Ontario, the Canadian Institute of Actuaries, as well as the Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions, where she is Chair of the Audit Advisory Committee. Keenly interested in supporting next-gen talent, Janice is also a Fellow at the University of Waterloo, where she contributes her time as a student mentor.

How Janice is building a better working world 

“The insurance industry is in the midst of fundamental change. Our team is helping them navigate the change, unearth the possibilities it brings, and re-write the future of the industry – one insurer at a time.”

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