Harry Binks


Harry has been President and CEO of Binks Insurance Brokers Limited since he was 18. Binks is a fourth generation family business celebrating 101 years in business in 2019, and is a Commercial Insurance Brokerage specializing in Dealerships, Technology Firms, and Non-Profit Associations, and helping many other Ottawa area businesses with their Risk Management. He attended Fisher Park High School, and graduated from Queen’s University with his Bachelor of Commerce in 1977. He is a Canadian Certified Insurance Broker, a Chartered Insurance Professional, and a Canadian Risk Manager. In 2005, he returned to Queen’s to obtain his MBA.

Harry has been President of the Fisher Park Key Club, President of Queen’s Circle K Club, Governor of Eastern Canada & the Caribbean, Vice-President of Circle K International, and a member of the Kiwanis Club of Ottawa, President of the Ottawa Insurance Brokers Association, Director of the Ontario Insurance Brokers Association, and Chairman of the Centre for the Study of Insurance Operations. He has been on the Boards of Directors of the Great Canadian Theatre Company, Ottawa Area Intergroup, and Family Services Ottawa. He has three daughters, and four grandchildren, all of whom cheer him on when he’s climbing mountains.