Lael Brainard

Member, Board of Governors at Board of Governors of The Federal Reserve System

Lael Brainard

Lael Brainard

Member, Board of Governors at Board of Governors of The Federal Reserve System

Career Highlights

United States Department of Treasury

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Professor of Law at Georgetown University - Law Center

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Vice Chairman for Bank Supervision at Federal Reserve System

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Chair at Board of Governors of The Federal Reserve System

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President & Chief Executive Officer at Teachers Insurance & Annuity Association of America

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Non-Resident Senior Fellow at Harvard University - Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at the John F. Kennedy School of Government

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Chief Executive Officer at American Security Project

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Future President at American Economic Association (Effective 2020)

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Former Senator from Colorado from Colorado

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President at International Association of Deposit Insurers

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Co-Founder at The Asia Group LLC

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Member, Board of Governors at Board of Governors of The Federal Reserve System
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Doctoral Degree in Economics

The oldest corporation in the Western Hemisphere is the Harvard Corporation, known formally as the President and Fellows of Harvard College. It is the smaller of Harvard’s two governing boards; the other is the Board of Overseers. Following are the members of the Harvard Corporation.

Career History
Under Secretary, International Affairs
Prior - 2013

The Department of the Treasury is an executive department and the treasury of the United States federal government. It was established by an Act of Congress in 1789 to manage government revenue. The Department is administered by the Secretary of the Treasury, who is a member of the Cabinet.

Vice President, Director-Global Economy & Development
2006 - 2009

The Brookings Institution is a nonprofit public policy organization based in Washington, DC. Our mission is to conduct high-quality, independent research and, based on that research, to provide innovative, practical recommendations that advance three broad goals: Strengthen American democracy; Foster the economic and social welfare, security and opportunity of all Americans; and Secure a more open, safe, prosperous and cooperative international system. Brookings is proud to be consistently ranked as the most influential, most quoted and most trusted think tank


Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is a private research university located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States. MIT has five schools and one college, containing a total of 32 academic departments, with a strong emphasis on scientific, engineering, and technological education and research. Founded in 1861 in response to the increasing industrialization of the United States, the institute used a polytechnic university model and stressed laboratory instruction. MIT was elected to the Association of American Universities in 1934.

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Member of Steering Committee
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Council on Foreign Relations, Inc. provides and disseminates ideas on foreign policies to individuals, corporate members, journalists and policy makers. It operates a forum for government officials, students and other interested parties to study and discuss world issues and impact on American foreign policies. The company publishes Foreign Affairs, a magazine that comes out six times a year, along with books and studies by its own scholars. Council on Foreign Relations was founded in 1921 and is headquartered in New York City, NY.

Political Donations

Former President of United States


Senator from Rhode Island

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Special Assistant to the President for Economic Policy at The National Economic Council

Awards & Honors
Bloomberg Markets Magazine - 50 Most Influential
Council on Foreign Relations - International Affairs Fellowship
National Science Foundation Fellowship
BlackRock Institutional Client Conference

Davos, Switzerland
2012 World Economic Forum Annual Meeting

A record 2,600 business, government and civil society leaders – including nearly 40 heads of state or government – participated in the 42nd World Economic Forum Annual Meeting, which took place under the theme The Great Transformation: Shaping New Models. The record participation indicated the international community’s level of concern for the world today, as one crisis after another emerges. It also underscored the commitment of the Forum’s Members, Partners and communities to improving the state of the world.

Laguna Niguel, CA, United States
2012 Fortune Most Powerful Women Summit

The Fortune Most Powerful Women Summit has evolved into one of the world’s most extraordinary leadership communities, convening the preeminent women in business—along with selected leaders in government, philanthropy, education, and the arts—for wide-ranging and inspiring discussions. The 2012 Fortune Most Powerful Women Summit hosted the likes of IBM CEO Ginni Rometty; Time Inc. CEO Laura Lang; Actress Jessica Alba; Coca-Cola SVP Wendy Clark; Soledad O’Brien of CNN and Filmmaker Lena Dunham amongst others.

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