Elliott Douglas


Oliver Wyman


Mr. Elliott is a Partner at the strategy consulting firm of Oliver Wyman in New York. He focuses on public policy and its implications for the financial sector. Lately, that has increasingly moved to the “new” regulatory topics such as cryptocurrencies, fintech regulation, and data ownership and usage rights. He speaks regularly with the most senior regulators globally who focus on cryptocurrencies and is the author of “Cryptocurrencies and Public Policy: Key Questions and Answers”. Prior to joining the firm, he was a Fellow in Economic Studies at The Brookings Institution, the world’s leading think tank. While there, he wrote and spoke extensively on financial regulation and its international coordination. He has 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. He frequently appears on panels or as a speaker for the Federal Reserve Board, US Treasury, Bank of England, European Central Bank, Basel Committee, Financial Stability Board, IMF, World Bank, ESRB, European Commission, JFSA, Asian Development Bank, OCC, and other official bodies, as well as at trade group and industry functions. 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.