Lawrence Goodman is founder and president of the Center for Financial Stability - a think tank with business lines spanning the future of finance, data and analytics, policy, and technology. Mr. Goodman is an economist with expertise in global macro investment strategies, financial crises, and sovereign debt restructuring. He has advised hedge funds and governments and led research teams on Wall Street and at the U.S. Treasury. At Treasury, he co-founded and chaired an inter-agency working group – comprised of 13 agencies to advise principals throughout the U.S. government on future financial risks.
Mr. Goodman is a member of the Financial Research Advisory Committee at the U.S. Treasury’s Office of Financial Research. He is also a member of the Export-Import Bank of the United States (EXIM) Advisory Committee. He is a member of the Executive Committee of the Society for Economic Measurement (SEM), the Advisory Board of the Penn Institute for Economic Research (PIER), and the Board of Trustees of The First Alliance Foundation. Previously, he served on the Executive Committee for the Global Equity Group at Santander Investment and on the board of the Emerging Market Traders Association (EMTA).
Mr. Goodman holds a B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania, an M.B.A. in quantitative finance from the University of California at Berkeley, and engaged in Ph.D. studies in economics at The New School (part-time).