Andrew N. Mais

Insurance Commissioner, Connecticut
President, National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC)

Andrew N. Mais was nominated by Governor Ned Lamont to be Connecticut’s 33rd Insurance Commissioner. Mais is President of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) for 2024 and he has served on the NAIC’s Executive Committee since 2021. Mais currently serves on the NAIC’s International Relations, Property & Casualty, and Financial Regulation Standards Committees. In addition to his NAIC leadership roles, Mais is a member of the International Association of Insurance Supervisors (IAIS) Executive Committee (ExCo) and was elected as ExCo Vice Chair in May 2024. He also continues to serve on IAIS Insurance Capital Standards Task Force and was a member of the IAIS Macroprudential Committee from April 2020 to April 2024. The IAIS is the international standard-setting body responsible for developing and assisting in the supervision of the insurance sector.

Mais has led discussions in several forums on race, diversity, and inclusion at the state level and within the insurance industry and in insurance practices. He has also joined the efforts led by Governor Ned Lamont and Lt. Gov. Susan Bysiewicz to address social inequities in Connecticut, including the Council on Women and Girls and other cultural competency initiatives.

Mais is also Co-Chair of the NAIC’s Special Executive Committee on Race and Insurance, which is the NAIC’s coordinating body charged with conducting research and analyzing issues relating to race, diversity, and inclusion within the insurance sector.

Prior to joining the State of Connecticut, Mais held both private and public sector leadership roles. Mais was a member of Deloitte’s Center for Financial Services, providing industry-leading thought leadership and insight on US and international regulatory affairs and, prior to that, he served as a Director at the New York State Insurance Department. As part of the Department’s senior leadership team, he served four governors and led the Department through several significant events including the 2008 financial crisis and major state and federal changes in health insurance regulations and laws.

Outside of state government, Mais has dedicated much of his life to public service. He most recently served as Chair of the Council on Ethics for the town of Wilton, where he lives. Other recent service includes the Maritime Aquarium of Norwalk; the American Red Cross; the Board of Finance of the Town of Wilton; and the Rotary Club of Wilton.