Michael J. de Waal
President and Founder
With over 20 years experience and expertise in the insurance and financial services industry, Global IQX founder Michael de Waal is a business leader with the single focus of helping insurance companies write more quality business.
His background includes a powerful combination of software development, entrepreneurial and business management skills. Hands on experience as a programmer and benefits consultant built the foundation to achieve a track record of starting and launching three successful companies: Capital Financial Planners, MD Benefits and Global IQX.
In 2002 he was recognized with the ‘Forty under Forty’ award for professionalism, community involvement and leadership. He also led Global IQX to be named to the National Post-Branham 300 as one of the 25 Up and Comers, a ranking identifying the fastest growing companies.
Michael is Chairman Of The Regimental Council of 33 Signals Regiment Foundation. The Foundation supports the interests of both serving soldiers and retired veterans of the 33 Signals Regiment as well as The True Patriot Love Foundation and Canada Company.
He attended Ontario-based Carleton University, Algonquin College and St. Lawrence College, is an accredited sommelier, and enjoys playing polo, soccer and skiing with his family.