BMS’s Global Affinity offering spans across Canada and Australia providing coverage and value-added services to a vast range of industry associations and its members.

Our teams of experts in Ottawa and Melbourne bring extensive insurance and association knowledge. This insight and our collaborative approach enable us to add significant value through delivering enhanced coverage, data-driven risk management and exceptional member engagement.

BMS opened its Ottawa office 5 years ago and has seen significant growth and success, now providing coverage for more than 400,000 professionals through 70+ associations.

What makes BMS different?
We go beyond providing insurance for associations and its members

  • Staff with extensive insurance and association experience and knowledge
  • Enhanced risk management offering
  • Alternative structures tailored to clients’ needs
  • Strategic conference and event support
  • Sophisticated technology to ensure a seamless service
  • Superior legal defence services
  • Collaborative marketing for program growth
  • Open and transparent program information sharing


  • Professional Liability/Indemnity
  • E&O
  • D&O
  • Cyber
  • Clinic packages
  • Commercial Liability
  • General/Public Liability
  • Office contents



Healthcare and Regulated Professionals


Same Day Client Response Rate


years Combined Industry Experience


Associations (100% Retention)


New Members Across Associations in Past 5 Years


Industry-specific Risk Management Articles and Blog Posts Annually

We take a client centric approach to our business by investing in people and products that provide more to associations and members than insurance. Brian Gomes, Head of Global Affinity
Brian Gomes Head of Global Affinity

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Shamus Breen Managing Director

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Olivia Reed Director

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Maggie Green Managing Director, Affinity

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