As Chief Policy and Strategy Officer in the Policy Development Department, Ms Pierre leads both the strategy and policy functions at the BMA, including overseeing the annual strategic planning process to identify and execute opportunities to enhance the Authority’s capacity for sustainable success; as well as ensuring effective policy development that supports this, among other duties. Ms Pierre is responsible for the development of the regulatory framework across Bermuda’s financial services and played a key role in the BMA’s engagement with international groups and regulators on matters such as: Solvency II equivalence; the National Association of Insurance Commissioners’ Qualified Jurisdiction and Reciprocal Jurisdiction assessment; and Bermuda’s economic substance initiative for investment funds.
Yvette has over 25 years’ experience in the international insurance market and, before becoming a regulator, worked as a casualty underwriter and life and health insurance underwriter.
For the last 15 years, Ms Pierre has worked in financial regulation at the Bermuda Monetary Authority and the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority.
Yvette holds a Master’s of Science in Strategic Planning and an MBA. She is also a Certified Management Accountant, has a Bachelor of Laws and a Bachelor in Economics with several qualifications in insurance, anti-money laundering and fraud.