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Mary Frances Monroe

Director, Insurance Regulation and Policy

Mary Frances Monroe is the Director of Insurance Regulation and Policy in the Regulatory Affairs Department at the IIF. She works with IIF members to develop industry views on global insurance regulatory policy issues and leads the IIF’s advocacy efforts on prudential and conduct standards, including the international insurance capital standard, the framework for systemic risk in the insurance sector, the common framework for the supervision of internationally active insurance groups, and the insurance core principles. Mary Frances also contributes to cross-sectoral efforts related to financial stability, sustainable finance, and the digital transformation of the financial services industry.

Mary Frances has over 35 years of public and private sector experience in the insurance, banking, and asset management industries. She previously held senior positions at the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and the Bermuda Monetary Authority.


Mary Frances holds a B.A. in Economics from the University of Notre Dame, a J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center, and an MBA (Finance) from George Washington University.