Christopher (Chris) Brummer is the Agnes N. Williams Professor of Law at the Georgetown University Law Center and faculty director of the Institute of International Economic Law. Prior to joining the faculty in 2009, Dr. Brummer was an assistant professor of law at Vanderbilt Law School from 2006 to 2009 and served as an academic fellow at the Securities and Exchange Commission’s Office of International Affairs from 2008 to 2009. Prior to joining the academy, Dr. Brummer was an attorney in private practice in New York and London from 2004 to 2006. Dr. Brummer is the founder of DC Fintech Week, a public policy conference on finance and technology, a co-founder of the Fintech Beat podcast and newsletter for CQ Roll Call, and the author or editor of four books on fintech and international financial regulation. He is currently a nonresident senior fellow for the Atlantic Council’s GeoEconomics Center, a member of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s Subcommittee on Virtual Currencies, an advisory council member for the Alliance for Innovative Regulation and an advisory group member for the Digital Dollar project. Dr. Brummer served as a member of the Biden-Harris Presidential Transition Team from October 2020 to January 2021, a member of the Financial Innovation Standing Committee of the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) Consultative Working Group from February 2019 to December 2020, a member of Nasdaq delisting panels from 2010 to 2016, a senior fellow for the Milken Institute’s Center for Financial Markets from 2011 to 2017, and a member of FINRA’s National Adjudicatory Council from 2013 to 2015.
Dr. Brummer has been a Fannie Mae director since February 2021. Dr. Brummer serves as Vice Chair of the Strategic Initiatives and Technology Committee and is a member of the Community Responsibility and Sustainability Committee and the Risk Policy and Capital Committee.