Roger W. Ferguson, Jr.

Roger W. Ferguson, Jr.

Roger W. Ferguson, Jr.

Steven A. Tananbaum Distinguished Fellow for International Economics, Council on Foreign Relations
Past president and CEO, TIAA

Roger W. Ferguson, Jr., is the Steven A. Tananbaum Distinguished Fellow for International Economics at the Council on Foreign Relations and the immediate past president and CEO of TIAA, the leading provider of retirement services in the academic, research, medical, and cultural fields.

Ferguson is a member of the Smithsonian Institution’s Board of Regents and a fellow of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences. He serves on the boards of Alphabet, Corning, General Mills, and International Flavors & Fragrances, and he holds a B.A., J.D., and a Ph.D. in economics, all from Harvard University.

Professional Achievements

  • Vice chairman of the Board of Governors of the U.S. Federal Reserve System
  • Head of financial services for Swiss Re and chairman of Swiss Re America Holding Corporation
  • Partner at McKinsey & Company
  • Attorney at Davis Polk & Wardwell