Paul D. Pousson, ARM, DRM

Managing Director – Higher Education Practice,

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Distinguished Risk Manager




Paul D. Pousson is a Managing Director of Gallagher’s Higher Education Practice. In addition to his leadership activities with the Higher Education Practice, Paul provides brokerage and risk management advisory services to both public and private higher education institutions, including academic medical centers. Prior to joining Gallagher, Paul served as the Associate Director of Risk Management at the University of Texas System (UT System), where he administered the property and casualty, business continuity, emergency management and environmental health and safety programs and services for the 15 academic, research and healthcare institutions comprising the UT System. Paul also served on URMIA’s Board of Directors and was co-chair of the Inter-Association Alliance Committee. In 2013, Paul received URMIA’s Distinguished Risk Manager (DRM) designation. He has also served on the Risk & Insurance Management Society’s (RIMS) Central Texas Chapter Board of Directors and is Past President of the Texas Campus Safety Association. He holds an Associate in Risk Management designation from the Insurance Institute of America. Paul was also named a Power Broker in 2019 & 2020 by Risk & Insurance magazine.