Lael Brainard

INFO, BACKGROUND ON LAEL BRAINARD
BIRTH DATE
POSITIONMember, Federal Reserve Board (confirmed by Senate: June 2014); nominated as vice chair, Nov. 22, 2021
EDUCATIONB.A. Wesleyan University (1983)
M.S., Ph.D., Harvard University (1989)
EXPERIENCEGovernment:
2014 to present: member, Federal Reserve Board; 2010-13: undersecretary of the Treasury; 2009, counselor to the Treasury Secretary. (Previously served as deputy national economic adviser for President Bill Clinton (D))

Other
2001-08: vice president and founding director, the Global Economy and Development Program at the Brookings Institution. 1990-96; assistant and associate professor of applied economics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Sloan School of Management