Company: RiskAssist Consulting Inc.
Location: Vancouver, B.C.
For her 17th year as president, Diane Baker continues as an expert in risk management and insurance services at RiskAssist Consulting Inc. With more than 32 years in the risk management arena, she manages the consulting firm’s daily operations, supports the employees, and builds relationships. In five years, Ms. Baker intends to provide packaged services to clients in need of risk management services. The plan is to extend the territory throughout Canada in conjunction with existing clients.
Ms. Baker attributes her success to her communication skills, and initially became involved in her profession through a natural progression of opportunities. She began her involvement in her profession after receiving a Bachelor of Arts in French and Italian literature at the Université Paris-Sorbonne, as she speaks both fluently. Ms. Baker also received a fellowship in risk management at the Simon Fraser University.
Since graduation, Ms. Baker she has kept abreast of her profession through her memberships with the BC Society of Fellows and Professional Liability Underwriting Society. During her free-time, she participates in the Mentor Program at The University of British Columbia, and is a volunteer teacher at Barnard College.