Doug A. French
A robust and vibrant global insurance industry is necessary to ensure private ownership, entrepreneurism and efficient capital markets across the world.

Doug A. French

EY Americas FSO Finance Performance and Risk Leader, EY Americas FSO Insurance and Actuarial Advisory Services Leader

Actuarial consultant. Speaker. Transformational leader.

Doug is the Managing Principal of the Insurance and Actuarial Advisory Services practice of Ernst & Young LLP’s Financial Services Organization. He has spent more than 34 years in actuarial consulting.

Prior to joining Ernst & Young LLP, he was a principal and global practice director of a major actuarial consulting firm.

Doug has worked on engagements in the US, Mexico, Australia, Canada and the UK. His clients have included banks as well as insurance companies.

Before entering advisory services, he was involved in various areas of life insurance company actuarial operations, with an emphasis on product development.

He is a frequent speaker at industry seminars, covering topics such as industry trends, enterprise risk management, capital management, retirement income and regulatory developments. Doug is a co-author of the Institute of Actuaries of Australia’s sessional paper Margin on Services Reporting: The Financial Implications, which was the institute’s 1993 Parker Prize winner.

In 2018, Doug received the Society of Actuaries Distinguished Service Award for significant contributions to the actuarial profession.

How Doug is building a better working world

Doug is a Corporate Advisory Council member of the International Association of Black Actuaries, a Mathematics Advisory Council participant at the University of Texas at Austin and an Emeritus Trustee of The Actuarial Foundation. 

“As a Corporate Advisory Council member of The International Association of Black Actuaries for over a decade, I continue to work to increase the number of credentialed black actuaries across the globe. As an Emeritus Trustee of The Actuarial Foundation, I strive to help the American population understand the importance of math education and financial literacy.”

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