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Atlantic Real Estate Forum
Tuesday, November 4, 2025
Halifax Convention Centre

Jeffrey Charles
Founder, CEO at Cavell Risk


Jeffrey has 14 years of experience working in the insurance industry and as a risk consultant. Prior to founding Cavell, Jeff was most recently a Managing Director at a global Insurance firm. He is based in Toronto. Jeffrey has extensive experience working with owners, investors and developers of real-assets, leading teams focused on providing support and service, advice and consulting to Real Estate & Hospitality, Renewable Power, Infrastructure, and Private Equity businesses.

In his past, Jeffrey has acted directly on behalf of institutional pension capital, asset managers, and public companies investing in and developing real assets in Canada, and around the globe. Jeffrey has acted on billions of dollars of assets insured, where majority is placed within the property damage and business interruption insurance marketplace. By nature of his work, Jeff also has extensive experience providing consulting in connection with due diligence for mergers& acquisitions and project finance. He is well versed in transactions including providing “representations and warranties” insurance, where he has conducted this on a multinational basis.

Jeff has been instrumental in delivering alternative risk transfer solutions to the Canadian marketplace, including parametric policies for natural catastrophe, and unique weather related ‘hedges’ delivered in the form of insurance. He maintains very strong relationships in the Lloyds of London and Bermuda Reinsurance marketplaces.

Agenda Sessions

  • Climate change, disaster preparedness and risk evaluation: building more resilient supply and evaluating older assets