Kathleen Casey

Kathleen Casey is a senior advisor with Patomak Global Partners. Ms. Casey’s client work spans issues of financial markets policy, regulatory compliance and risk management, corporate governance, international regulatory developments and enforcement. She served as a Commissioner with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission from 2006-2011. During her tenure, Ms. Casey acted as the SEC’s principal representative in various international fora, including multilateral and bilateral regulatory dialogues, the G-20 Financial Stability Board, and the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO). In this capacity, she also served in several international leadership positions, including as Chairman of the IOSCO Technical Committee and Co-chair of the CPSS/IOSCO Review of Standards, the IOSCO OTC Derivatives Task Force, the IOSCO Task Force on Supervisory Cooperation, and the FSB Working Group on Provisioning.

Prior to being appointed Commissioner, Ms. Casey served in various legal and policy roles in the United States Senate.  From 2003 to 2006, she served as Staff Director and Counsel of the U.S. Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee. Before serving as Staff Director for the Senate Banking Committee, Ms. Casey served in a series of senior advisory roles to U.S. Senator Richard Shelby (R-AL), including Chief of Staff, Legislative Director and  Staff Director of the Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Regulatory Relief on the U.S. Senate Banking Committee.

Currently, Ms. Casey serves as a non-executive director of the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation (Freddie Mac).  She is the Chair of the Financial Accounting Foundation, a member of the Board of Trustees of The Pennsylvania State University and Chairman of the Board of Penn State Health.  She is also a member of the Library of Congress Trust Fund Board, the Board of Trustees of the International Valuation Standards Council and the advisory board of Kharon.

Previous roles include: non-executive director of HSBC Holdings plc; non-executive director of Standard Coin; non-executive director of FX Alliance, Inc.; Non-Executive Chairman of the Council of the Alternative Investment Management Association; distinguished policy fellow with the Georgetown Center for Financial Markets and Policy at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business; adjunct lecturer at George Mason University School of Law; Vice Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Pennsylvania State University; member of the Board of the Milton S. Hershey Medical Center.

Ms. Casey received her J.D. from George Mason University Antonin Scalia Law School, and her B.A. in International Politics from The Pennsylvania State University.