Roger W. Ferguson, Jr., is President and Chief Executive Officer of TIAA-CREF, the leading provider of retirement services in the academic, research, medical, and cultural fields. Ferguson is the former Vice Chairman of the Board of Governors of the U.S. Federal Reserve System. Ferguson represented the Federal Reserve on several international policy groups and served on key Federal Reserve System committees.
Ferguson is a member of the Business-Higher Education Forum’s Executive Committee and Board member of The Conference Board, the Institute for Advanced Study, and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. Ferguson is a member of the Economic Club of New York and the Council on Foreign Relations. Ferguson served on President Obama’s Council on Jobs and Competitiveness as well as the Economic Recovery Advisory Board.
Ferguson holds a Bachelor of Arts degree, a Juris Doctor and a Ph.D. in Economics, all from Harvard University.