For nearly 30 years, Mr. Harrison has helped companies improve operations, manage their businesses and mitigate risk in a rapidly changing regulatory environment. He provides counsel on business and public affairs strategies, issue advocacy, corporate governance, the development of regulatory and legislative policy and market regulation / compliance. National insurance companies, banks and trade associations are among his key clients.
Mr. Harrison serves as Executive Director for the Affordable Life Insurance Alliance (ALIA), an independent insurance trade association with the mission to fundamentally reform state laws and regulations governing life insurance reserves.
He has also represented a group of life insurance companies on complex reserve valuation issues before states and the National Association of Insurance Commissioners. This initiative resulted in the ongoing effort to replace the current valuation system with a principles-based approach.
Mr. Harrison has worked as Deputy Superintendent of the New York State Insurance Department and as Deputy Commissioner of the Delaware Insurance Department.
Additionally, he served as interim Chief Compliance Officer for a Fortune 500 life and health insurance company and as partner at KPMG LLP where he managed the firm’s national insurance regulatory practice. He was on the Board of Directors of a New York life insurance company as a member of its Audit and Investment committees.
He holds a J.D. from Suffolk University Law School and a bachelor's degree in political science from Gordon College. He is admitted before the Supreme Court of the United States and is licensed to practice law in the District of Columbia and in the state and federal courts of Delaware, Massachusetts and Pennsylvania.
Mr. Harrison is a frequent speaker before insurance groups and associations on compliance, privacy and the emerging issues concerning the financial services industry.