Daniel J. Johnston
Daniel Johnston was a 1971 graduate with a degree in mathematics from Boston College.
He entered the insurance business in the actuarial field that year, and eventually served in
executive capacities for two major national insurers until 1989. At that time he was
selected to serve as president of the Automobile Insurers Bureau of Massachusetts, a
position he still holds today. In this capacity, he oversees the insurance industry’s role in
the annual auto ratemaking process in Massachusetts, and oversees a variety of other
services this bureau provides to the insurance industry.
During 1990, Dan was instrumental in creating the Insurance Fraud Bureau of
Massachusetts, (IFB) and was appointed as its first executive director, a position in which
he still serves. He is the longest serving fraud director of any of the 41 fraud bureaus in the
country and has been instrumental in helping the IFB to be a recognized as a leader among
these fraud-fighting entities. From 1999 to 2001, Dan served as president of the
International Association of Insurance Fraud Agencies, an organization of over 100 similar
entities from around the globe.
Dan is a member of the American Academy of Actuaries, the International
Actuarial Association, and an associate of the Casualty Actuarial Society. He has also
achieved the designation of Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE). Dan is a former president of
the Insurance Library Association of Boston, and still serves on its board of Trustees.