Kathleen Casey

Ms. Casey focuses on financial markets policy, regulatory compliance and risk management, corporate governance, international regulatory developments, and enforcement.

She also serves on several corporate, advisory and non-profit boards, including the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation, Sepio Systems, Inc., Kharon Strategic Advisory Board, the Financial Accounting Foundation, the International Valuation Standards Council, and the Library of Congress Trust Fund Board.

Ms. Casey served as a U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Commissioner from 2006 to 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 Chair of the IOSCO Technical Committee and Co-Chair of the CPSS-IOSCO Review of Standards, IOSCO OTC Derivatives Task Force, IOSCO Task Force on Supervisory Cooperation, and Financial Stability Board Working Group on Provisioning.

In addition to acting as a Senior Advisor since leaving the Commission in 2011, Ms. Casey has also held several previous corporate, academic and non-profit appointments including, as a Non-Executive Director of HSBC Holdings plc; Non-Executive Director of Standard Coin; Non-Executive Director of FX Alliance, Inc.; Non-Executive Chair 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; member of the Pennsylvania State University Board of Trustees and Chair of Penn State Health.

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.

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

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