Kevin M. Warsh

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Kevin M. Warsh
Occupation Member of Board of Governors
Employer Federal Reserve System

Kevin M. Warsh is a member of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System. He took office on Feb. 24, 2006, to fill an unexpired term ending Jan. 31, 2018.


Before his appointment to the Board, Warsh served as Special Assistant to the President for Economic Policy and as Executive Secretary of the National Economic Council from 2002 until February 2006. Warsh advised the President and senior administration officials on issues related to the U.S. economy, particularly fund flows in the capital markets, securities, banking, and insurance issues. Warsh also participated in the President’s Working Group on Financial Markets and served as the administration’s chief liaison to the independent financial regulatory agencies.

From 1995 to 2002, Warsh was a member of the Mergers & Acquisitions Department of Morgan Stanley & Co., in New York, ultimately serving as Vice President and Executive Director.

Warsh was born in April 1970 in Albany, New York.


Warsh received an A.B. in public policy (with honors) from Stanford University in 1992 with significant course work in economics and statistics. Warsh went on to study law, economics, and regulatory policy at Harvard Law School and received a J.D. (cum laude) in 1995. He also completed course work in market economics and debt capital markets at Harvard Business School and MIT’s Sloan School of Management.