GIC welcomes Former President and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond as the 20th College of Central Bankers Fellow
June 17, 2022
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
RELEASE DATE: June 17, 2022
Colleen Murphy, GIC
Coming off his recent participation in a GIC webinar on Fed Independence and the divided U.S. Congress on March 24, 2022, the Global Interdependence Center is delighted to announce the induction of Jeffrey Lacker, Ph.D. as a new Fellow of the College of Central Bankers. Dr. Lacker is currently a Distinguished Professor of Economics at the VCU School of Business. He served over 12 years as President and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, from August 2004 to April 2017. In that role, Dr. Lacker participated in meetings of the Federal Open Market Committee, the monetary policy arm of the Federal Reserve, and served four rotations as a voting member. As head of the Richmond Fed, he led an organization of 2,700 employees over several states with responsibilities in bank supervision, electronic payments, economic research, and understanding local economic conditions.
Dr. Lacker joins 19 existing Fellows of the College of Central Bankers:
Zeti Aziz, Ph.D., Former Governor of the Bank Negara Malaysia; David (Danny) Blanchflower, Former Member of the Monetary Policy Committee of the Bank of England; Jose De Gregorio, Former President of the Central Bank of Chile; Roger Ferguson, former Vice Chairman of the Board of Governors of the U.S. Federal Reserve System; Jacob A. Frenkel, Ph.D., Former Governor of the Bank of Israel; José Manuel González Páramo, Former Member of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank; Patrick Honohan, Former Governor of Central Bank of Ireland; Dennis Lockhart, Former President & CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta; Mustapha K. Nabli, Ph.D., Former Governor of the Central Bank of Tunisia; Christian Noyer, Honorary Governor, Banque de France; Athanasios Orphanides, Former Governor of the Central Bank of Cyprus; Charles Plosser, Former President & CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia; William Poole, Former President of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; Alfonso Prat-Gay, Former Governor of the Central Bank of Argentina; Anthony Santomero, Former President of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia; Masaaki Shirakawa, Former Governor of the Bank of Japan; Zdeněk Tůma, Former Governor of the Czech National Bank; DeLisle Worrell, Former Governor of the Central Bank of Barbados; and Katarzyna Zajdel-Kurowska, former Board member of the Management Board of the National Bank of Poland.
Peter A. Gold, GIC Board Vice-Chair and Chair of the College of Central Bankers, commented on the most recent inductee: “We are honored to welcome Dr. Lacker to the College’s unique group of Fellows and we look forward to his continued participation and input into our global conversations.”
The College and its membership operate within the GIC umbrella and with GIC’s administrative support.
Contact: For more information, please contact Colleen Murphy, Manager of Marketing and Communications, at [email protected] or 215-238-0990.
About the Global Interdependence Center: The Global Interdependence Center (GIC) is a Philadelphia-based nonprofit organization that seeks to stimulate thoughtful, global dialogue on a wide range of issues that affect the international community, including economics, health care and government. GIC convenes conferences and roundtable discussions, both domestically and internationally, to identify and address emerging global issues. For more information, visit GIC’s website at www.interdependence.org.
About the College of Central Bankers: The Global Interdependence Center’s College of Central Bankers initiative provides a platform for former leaders of the world’s central banks and similar institutions to share their unique combination of hands-on experience and continued thought leadership on important global issues facing economies and effecting the quality of life. GIC enjoys a long and trusted rapport with current and former leaders of central banks both in the US and across the globe. Through their participation in our events, the GIC offers a distinguished, neutral platform for thought leadership on important macroeconomic and socially important topics – many in central banking and monetary policy.Download