Douglas Elliott | Partner, Oliver Wyman

Douglas ElliottMr. Elliott is a Partner at Oliver Wyman. He focuses on public policy, especially regulation, and its implications for the financial sector, globally. In that capacity, he meets frequently with the heads of central banks and regulatory authorities, as well as senior officials in finance ministries, to compare notes on key policy issues.

He frequently appears on panels or as a speaker for the Fed, Bank of England, ECB, US Treasury, OCC, IMF, World Bank, ESRB, European Commission, Basel Committee, JFSA, Asian Development Bank, and others. He co-authored a report in December 2020 for the Group of Thirty on corporate solvency problems stemming from the pandemic. The project co-chairs were Mario Draghi and Raghuram Rajan.

Prior to Oliver Wyman, he was a scholar at The Brookings Institution for seven years, where he wrote and spoke extensively on finance and public policy. He has twice been a Visiting Scholar at the International Monetary Fund, as well as a consultant for the IMF, the World Bank, and the Asian Development Bank. While at Brookings, he wrote Uncle Sam in Pinstripes: Evaluating US Federal Credit Programs, a comprehensive book on the topic.

Prior to Brookings, he was a financial institutions investment banker for two decades, principally at J.P. Morgan. He worked across the range of financial institutions clients, including banks, insurers, and asset managers. He was primarily an M&A investment banker, but also worked as an equities analyst and in capital markets.

He has testified multiple times before both houses of Congress and participated in numerous speaking engagements, as well as appearing widely in the major media outlets. The New York Times has described his analyses as “refreshingly understandable” and “without a hint of dogma or advocacy”.

Mr. Elliott graduated from Harvard College magna cum laude with an A.B. in Sociology in 1981. In 1984, he graduated from Duke University with an M.A. in Computer Science.