Timothy F. Geithner was the seventy-fifth Secretary of the Treasury for the first term of President Barack Obama’s administration. He was a principal architect of the president's successful strategy to avert economic collapse and to reform the financial system.
Between 2003 and 2009, Mr. Geithner served as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. He first joined the Treasury Department as a civil servant in 1988 and held a number of positions in three administrations, including undersecretary for international affairs under Secretaries Robert Rubin and Lawrence Summers. Mr. Geithner is the author of Stress Test: Reflections on Financial Crises. He chairs the Program on Financial Stability at the Yale University School of Management, where he is also a visiting lecturer. He is Chairman of the Board of Overseers of the International Rescue Committee, and he is a member of the Group of Thirty.
Mr. Geithner is currently President of Warburg Pincus, a global private equity firm. From 2013 to 2014, he served as distinguished fellow at CFR. He is based in New York, NY.