Robin S. Westcott, J.D., is vice president of government affairs, legal and compliance (GLC) at American Association of Insurance Services, a national not-for-profit, member-focused advisory organization.
Westcott is an attorney who spent more than 20 years in insurance-related regulatory positions in Florida, most recently as the state’s appointed insurance consumer advocate. She joined AAIS in 2013, where she oversees product compliance operations, consults with state insurance departments about the practical implications of regulatory initiatives and acts as the general counsel. The GLC team at AAIS monitors the broader regulatory environment for changes in the P&C marketplace on behalf of AAIS members.
Recently, Westcott has led development of innovative insurance products like CannaBOP, the program solution for businesses in the emerging cannabis industry. Westcott is also helping lead the charge in development of the insurance industry’s first blockchain platform developed specifically for regulatory compliance, openIDL. openIDL supports regulatory reporting of statistical data and data calls, providing access to timely and accurate information so regulators and carriers receive more holistic and dynamic information, as well as valuable and relevant insights into exposures and market trends.