Nevina Kishun Appointed as President of MSA Research

Toronto, [Dec. 4, 2023]: MSA Research, a member of the Valani Global family of companies and a leading independent and impartial research firm specializing in the Canadian insurance market, is proud to announce the appointment of Nevina Kishun as its new President. Joel Baker will continue to lead the company as Chief Executive Officer.


Nevina Kishun brings a dynamic blend of experience to MSA Research. Her background spans strategic development and execution in the insurance and health sectors. Nevina was pivotal in Valani Global’s acquisition of MSA Research and JSCP. Her academic credentials include an Executive MBA from Cornell University, a Doctor of Pharmacy from the University of Florida and a BSP from the University of Saskatchewan.

Nazir Valani, CEO & Co-Founder of Valani Global

Nevina excels at everything she does. She has been a critical part in bringing discipline and excellence to Valani Global. This includes her work on sustainability, being our compliance officer, taking on a lead project management role on our most significant projects, and ensuring that we deliver our best work to our clients. She has a great personality and amazing people skills. Clients rave about how good she is.

Joel Baker, CEO of MSA Research

We are thrilled to welcome Nevina to our team. Her leadership and vision are assets that will undoubtedly propel us towards achieving our strategic goals and expanding our market presence.

Nevina Kishun, President of MSA Research

I am honored and excited to be part of such a reputable firm. MSA Research’s values, culture, and innovative approach have always impressed me. I look forward to collaborating with our dedicated team to enhance the value we deliver to our clients, partners, and stakeholders.

About MSA Research:  A member of the Valani Global family of companies,  MSA Research is an impartial analytical research firm focused on the Canadian P&C and Life/Health insurance industries.

Founded in 2003, MSA is the dominant provider of financial information relating to Canadian insurers. Its mission is to consistently provide Canada’s insurance professionals with comprehensive financial information, analytical tools, rigorous research, and pre-eminent industry events.

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