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Steven Seitz

Director of the Federal Insurance Office (FIO)
U.S. Department of the Treasury
Steven E. Seitz is the Director of the Federal Insurance Office (FIO) in the U.S. Department of the Treasury and leads FIO’s domestic and international work.  FIO monitors all aspects of the insurance industry, including access to affordable insurance for traditionally underserved communities and consumers, minorities and low- and moderate-income persons. FIO also coordinates federal efforts and develops federal policy on prudential aspects of international insurance matters, including representing the United States at the International Association of Insurance Supervisors (IAIS) and negotiating covered agreements with foreign governments and authorities.  FIO also administers the Terrorism Risk Insurance Program in the United States.  Additionally, FIO is authorized to collect and disseminate data and information on and from the insurance industry. Steven serves as a non-voting member of the Financial Stability Oversight Council.  At the IAIS, Steven is a member of the Executive Committee and is Vice Chair of the Macroprudential Committee.  Steven also represents FIO at the Network for Greening the Financial System, the U.N.’s Sustainable Insurance Forum, and in other bilateral and multi-lateral international insurance matters.   Steven previously served as the Deputy Director of FIO.  Among other roles, Steven worked in Treasury’s Office of the Assistant General Counsel (Banking and Finance) prior to joining FIO.  Steven holds a B.A. from Cornell University and a J.D. from The University of Chicago Law School.