Mila Araujo Personal Insurance Expert for the Balance
Director of Personal Lines Insurance at Oglivy Insurance
McGill University


  • Certified personal lines insurance broker, currently serving as the director of personal insurance for Ogilvy Insurance
  • Has over 20 years of experience in the insurance industry in roles ranging from customer service and sales to underwriting and management
  • Is an international speaker and writer who is recognized as an expert in insurance and management


Mila Araujo is a personal lines insurance broker with more than two decades in the insurance industry. In her role as the director of personal insurance for Ogilvy Insurance, Mila works with some of the world's largest insurers and manages the needs of thousands of clients with the help of her broker team. Before joining Oglivy, she worked for various brokerages specializing in high-value insurance, P&C group insurance, and standard insurance. She is also a financial writer who served as the personal insurance expert for The Balance for five years.

Mila has been writing online since 1998. As a financial writer, she aims to help people get the most of their insurance coverage. Her articles have appeared on publications and top-ranked sites including Investopedia and Brides. She has spoken at industry events about various topics such as insurance, workplace innovation, writing, social business strategy, and employee engagement. Mila lives in Quebec, Canada.


Mila received the Bernard J. Finestone Award in General Insurance from McGill University in 2001. She also studied public relations management at McGill University.