Each Insured is unique. Environmental risk is complex.

Why partner with Berkley Canada:

  • Local underwriting and claims decision makers. No waiting for out of country referrals, approvals or authority.
  • Bespoke pollution products designed for the Canadian marketplace

Target Classes/ Project Types

Project Pollution Policy (PPP)

  • Designed to protect owner, contractor, or concession company controlled projects.
    • Civil, social and infrastructure projects
    • Public-private partnership (P3) projects
    • Multiyear projects

Financial Assurance (FA)

  • Designed to replace traditional assurance instruments such as cash, line of credit or surety bonds.

Fixed Site Environmental


  • Designed to protect an individual site or a portfolio of properties. Mergers and acquisitions (R&W)
  • Urban/brownfield redevelopment
  • Lender, landlord or municipality driven coverage solutions
  • Manufacturing, industrial, commercial, warehouse, institutional, recreational residential and storage tank risks

Small Business Unit

  • Third party coverage with automatic first party time-element trigger
  • Automatic first-party additional costs and broader products pollution extension
  • Optional full first party coverage and business interruption available

Contractor or Consultant Pollution Professional (CPP)


  • Designed to protect all contractors and environmental consultants.Owner or contractor controlled projects
  • National and regional contractors & environmental consultants

Small Business Unit

  • First and third party coverage
  • Automatic first-party additional costs, mould, and non-owned site coverage
  • Optional project excess limits at defined prices
  • Optional project excess limits at defined prices (Contractor)
  • Broad definition of professional costs (Consultant)



  • Designed to provide seamless additional capacity on a follow-form basis.

Small Business Unit

• Designed to provide seamless additional capacity
• True follow-form excess policy

To request an application or send us a submission please email environmental@berkleycanada.com

Episode 1: Difference in Retention Cover

Berkley Canada Environmental Team

John Sarkis

John Sarkis
Assistant Vice President, Environmental SBU


Katrine Nielsen

Katrine Nielsen
Assistant Vice President, Environmental Insurance


Allan Truong

Allan Truong
Assistant Vice President, Environmental Insurance


Carl Spensieri

Carl Spensieri
Vice President, Environmental


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