Portrait of Chris Watters
Portrait of Chris Watters

Chris is the Senior Underwriting Specialist for the Surety team at Sovereign Insurance. He brings over 30 years of surety experience to assist in both underwriting and driving growth. 

Chris spent 25 years in various positions with Canada’s largest surety, where he was instrumental in implementing surety guidelines across Canada. Chris played a significant role in surety acquisitions in both Canada and the United States. He provided guidance on the national accounts, participated in new surety product initiatives and developed reinsurance relationships in order to handle the surety product lines.

Chris enjoys challenges and has the experience to develop solutions to resolve these underwriting challenges. He understands that teamwork is a powerful tool for success. As such, he is very enthused with joining the Sovereign team.

While Chris is passionate about surety, he certainly has outside interests. Between a busy family life and heading out to the cottage, he believes that there’s always time for fishing.  He can tell a good fishing story with the best of them and knows that the ones that get away get bigger every year!

Chris graduated with a BA in Political Studies and obtained a B Comm. (Hons. Bus. Admin) at the University of Windsor.  He’ll also tell you that Windsor makes the best pizzas.

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