Louis is a Partner in the advisory practice of DHG’s Insurance Services Group. He brings more than 25 years of experience working with underwriters, reinsurers, brokers and other stakeholders throughout the industry in the life, health, and property and casualty sectors. He has extensive experience in working with large, public, Fortune 500 companies in addition to mutuals and smaller closely-held companies.
Louis enjoys working with clients on complex accounting matters, internal process and control improvements, SOX compliance, IPO’s and other capital market transactions, establishment and redomestication of offshore captive entities, regulatory and economic capital management, due diligence on acquisition and disposal transactions, post-transaction integration/separation analysis, asset-liability management issues, project management, regulatory matters and corporate governance.
Prior to joining DHG, Louis spent 18 years as a partner at two Big Five accounting firms where he served in roles such as US GAAP/SEC/IFRS lead professional practice partner for Belgium and Luxembourg, US national leader of Accounting Advisory Services for insurance, and Global Leader of one firm’s Accounting Change for Insurers initiative. Louis also spent seven years as a CFO and Controller for two leading insurance entities, where he was responsible for all financial reporting under IFRS, US GAAP, embedded value and statutory principles, establishing effective and efficient control processes over financial reporting, planning and analysis, tax matters and actuarial. Louis is familiar with international reporting, capital management and other concerns based on his 12 years working in Europe for multinational entities.