Andrew Wolch

Practice Leader, Insurance & Strategic Alignment

Andrew Wolch

Andrew is an accomplished problem solver who helps his clients by combining thoughtful structure with industry expertise. Over his 20-year consulting career, Andrew has helped some of North America’s foremost financial institutions crystallize and resolve their most significant issues through a pragmatic approach to developing and implementing enterprise, business unit and operational strategies. He has built an expertise and affinity for the insurance sector broadly, with a particular interest in Property & Casualty Insurance.

At Burnie Group, Andrew wears two hats. As the Practice Leader for the Insurance sector, Andrew has helped large Canadian P&C and Life Insurers, aggregators, and insurance regulators with their strategies, target operating models, and organization structures. In addition, Andrew designed and developed the Strategic Alignment Program, which draws on his vast experience helping leadership teams across all industry sectors create focus, make decisions, and drive commitment more effectively.

Prior to joining Burnie Group, Andrew’s extensive consulting career spanned from strategy consulting at Monitor Deloitte to organization effectiveness consulting at a boutique Canadian consultancy. He has advised senior executives as an independent consultant at organizations such as TD Insurance, Aviva Canada, RBC Insurance and the Financial Services Regulatory Authority (FSRA).

Andrew’s experience includes: Corporate and business-unit strategy, strategic planning, initiative portfolio prioritization, operational / organization effectiveness, target operating model design, organization design, new market entry, business transformation, customer/client experience design, executive facilitation, and change management.

Andrew received his Master of Business Administration (MBA) at the Richard Ivey School of Business at Western University and earned his Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering at Queen’s University.

In his time away from work, Andrew spends most of his time chasing after his two kids, wishing he was playing more golf and watching almost every Raptors game.