Robert Dumas

President and Chief Executive Officer, Sun Life Quebec

Robert Dumas is President and Chief Executive Officer, Sun Life Quebec. He is responsible for driving growth within the Quebec market and promoting the company throughout the community.

Before becoming president in 2014, Robert built and implemented Quebec’s business strategy, in addition to leading the Group Retirement Services and Group Benefits teams.

A recognized expert in the pension industry, Robert joined Sun Life in 2012 after a 28-year career with Mercer Canada. He managed and developed the Retirement, Risk and Finance practice for Canada and Latin America, as Senior Partner Group Member.

Robert has extensive knowledge of the needs and expectations of Quebec businesses and their Clients, based on more than 35 years of experience.

Robert is very active in the community. He’s currently chair of the board of the Fédération des chambres de commerce du Québec and a board member of Dans la rue. Over the years, he has served as board member for many philanthropic organizations, and he has been involved in numerous fundraising initiatives for mental health foundations. A long-standing supporter of Centraide of Greater Montréal, Robert has served six years as board member and chair of the board.

Robert holds a Bachelor of Actuarial Science from Laval University, and is a Fellow of both the Society of Actuaries and the Canadian Institute of Actuaries.