Robert Hunter

Insurance Director Emeritus


  • Commissioner of Insurance, State of Texas
  • Member of National Association of Insurance Commissioners, serving on the NAIC Executive Committee and as the Vice-Chair, Western Zone of NAIC
  • President and Founder, National Insurance Consumer Organization (pro-bono)
  • Federal Insurance Administration (HUD), serving as:
    • Federal Insurance Administrator
    • Deputy Federal Insurance Administrator
    • Chief Actuary (Ran the National Flood Insurance Program and other programs)
  • Private Insurance Industry experience, including:
    • Associate Actuary, Mutual Insurance Advisory Association and Mutual Insurance Rating Bureau (now AIPSO)
    • Actuarial Supervisor, National Bureau of Casualty Underwriters (now ISO)
    • Underwriter, Atlantic Mutual and Centennial Insurance Companies
  • Fellow, Casualty Actuarial Society; Member, American Academy of Actuaries


  • HUD Secretary’s Award for Excellent Service, for work performed from 1971 to 1977
  • Esther Peterson Consumer Service Award for lifetime service, CFA, 2002
  • Schraeder-Nelson Publications Award; article of the year for Enron’s Impact on State Insurance Regulation, Regulator Magazine, Insurance Regulatory Examiner’s Society 2002; Same award in 2007 for How Regulators can Return P/C Profits to Reasonable Levels. Only person to win this award twice.