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Randal K. Quarles
Chair of the Advisory Board
Randal Quarles is Chairman and founder of The Cynosure Group, alternative asset and wealth advisory firm. Mr. Quarles was Vice Chairman of the Federal Reserve System, serving as the system’s first Vice Chairman for Supervision. He also served as the Chairman of the Financial Stability Board, a global body established after the Great Financial Crisis to coordinate international efforts to enhance financial stability.

William R. Rhodes
Vice Chair of Advisory Board
William R. Rhodes is an American banker and philanthropist. He is former chairman, CEO and president of Citibank, and senior vice chairman of Citigroup. He gained worldwide reputation for international financial diplomacy as a result of his leadership in helping manage the external-debt crises that involved developing nations and their creditors worldwide.

Eduardo Aninat, Ph.D.
Eduardo Aninat is a world-renowned economist and policy advisor. He serves on international and domestic boards. Dr. Aninat was formerly the Deputy Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund. He also served as the Minister of Finance for Chile and Ambassador to Mexico.

Sheila Bair
Sheila Bair has had a long and distinguished career in government, academia, and finance. Twice named by Forbes Magazine as the second most powerful woman in the world, she is perhaps best known as Chair of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) from 2006 to 2011. She is a frequent commentator and op-ed contributor on financial regulation and the student debt crisis, as well as author of the NY Times Best Seller, Bull by the Horns, her 2012 memoir of the financial crisis.

Senator Bill Bradley
Senator Bradley is a leading politician, investment banker at Allen & Company, scholar, and athlete. He served in the U.S. Senate from 1979 – 1997 representing the state of New Jersey. In 2000, Senator Bradley was a candidate for the Democratic nomination for President of the United States.

Joyce Chang
Joyce Chang is Chair of Global Research for J.P. Morgan's Corporate and Investment Bank, a global leader in Banking, Markets and Investor Services. J.P. Morgan's Global Research professionals study all sectors in which the firm does business, including equities, fixed income, currency and commodities, emerging markets, derivatives and structured finance.

M. Shafik Gabr
Shafik Gabr is a renowned leader in international business, innovation, investment and one of the world's premier collectors of Orientalist art, and an accomplished philanthropist. During his career, Mr. Gabr established over 25 companies plus three investment holding companies including ARTOC Group for Investment and Development.

Charles Goodhart, CBE, FBA
Charles Goodhart is a top scholar on financial stability and central banking. He is a member of the Financial Markets Group at the London School of Economics and a former member of Bank of England's Monetary Policy Committee.

Henry Kaufman, Ph.D.
Henry Kaufman is a leading scholar in finance, markets, and regulation. He is President of Henry Kaufman & Company Inc. Dr. Kaufman serves on numerous for profit and not-for-profit boards and was formerly the Vice Chairman, member of the Executive Committee, and Chief Economist at Salomon Brothers Inc.

Barbara G. Novick
Barbara G. Novick, Vice Chairman and co-founder, is a member of BlackRock's Global Executive Committee, Enterprise Risk Committee and Geopolitical Risk Committee. Prior to founding Blackrock in 1988, Ms. Novick was a Vice President in the Mortgage Products Group at the First Boston Corporation.

Guillermo Ortiz, Ph.D.
Guillermo Ortiz is the Chairman of BTG Pactual Mexico and member of the Group of Thirty. Dr. Ortiz was formerly Chairman of Grupo Financiero Banorte, Governor of the Bank of Mexico (1998-09) and Minister of Finance (1994-97), Executive Director at the IMF, and Chairman of the Board for the Bank of International Settlements.

Richard L. Sandor, Ph.D., Dr. Sc.h.c.
Dr. Richard L. Sandor is the creator of the American Financial Exchange (AFX) in partnership with Chicago’s CBOE Holding, and former Chairman and CEO of the Chicago Climate Exchange. Dr. Sandor was honored by the City of Chicago in 1992 for his contribution to the creation of financial futures and his recognition as the "father of financial futures."

Myron Scholes, Ph.D.
Dr. Myron Scholes was awarded the Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences for work in finance and derivatives in 1997. Mr. Scholes currently serves as the E. Buck Professor of Finance Emeritus at the Stanford University Graduate School of Business.

The Honorable Carole L. Brookins (2010-20)
Carole, L. Brookins was a leading consultant on international policy, commodity markets, and market based environmental solutions. She served on corporate and non-profit boards. Formerly, Ms. Brookins served as the United States Executive Director to The World Bank.

Judge Richard A. Posner (2010-20)
Richard A. Posner was a United States Circuit Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit from 1982- 2017. He is currently a Senior Lecturer at the University of Chicago Law School. Judge Posner is the author of nearly 40 books on jurisprudence, legal philosophy, and several other topics. He continues to be an influential figure in the law and economics movement and was identified by The Journal of Legal Studies as the most cited legal scholar of the 20th century.


Sheila Bair
Advisory Board Member and Senior Fellow

William A. Barnett
Director / Advances in Monetary and Financial Measurement

David Beers
Senior Fellow / Sovereign Risk Analysis and Policy

Bradley J. Bondi
Senior Fellow / Legal Studies

Kevin R. Brock
Senior Fellow / Cybersecurity Strategy

Alvin Chua
Senior Advisor

Stephen Dizard
Special Counselor

John D. Feldmann
Senior Fellow

Kate Flanagan
Senior Fellow / Consumer Finance

Peter Flocos, Esq. (Trustee)
Managing Director, Policy and Regulation

Patricia Wilson Fridley
Senior Advisor

Diane B. Glossman
Senior Fellow / Financial Institutions

Lawrence Goodman
President and Founder

Steve H. Hanke
Special Counselor

Steven Lofchie
Senior Fellow / Legal Studies

Robin L. Lumsdaine
Senior Fellow / International Finance

Jack Malvey
Special Counselor

David X Martin
Special Counselor

Ryan Scott Mattson
Research Associate

Nicholas Sargen
Senior Fellow / Global Markets and Investment Management

Charles Schott
Senior Advisor

Kurt Schuler
Senior Fellow / Financial History

Liting Su
Research Associate

Jeff van den Noort
Chief Technology Officer

Yubo Wang
Senior Fellow / Financial Markets