Global Conference 2010

Speaker's Biography

Michael Froman

Deputy National Security Advisor for International Economic Affairs, White House


Michael Froman is the Deputy Assistant to the President and Deputy National Security Advisor for International Economic Affairs. In addition, he chairs the Major Economies Forum on Energy and Climate; this group of the largest industrial and emerging economies has been working through issues related to the Copenhagen negotiations. He is also the U.S. government co-chair of the Transatlantic Economic Council, the U.S.-India CEO Forum and the U.S.-Brazil CEO Forum. Froman was previously an executive with Citigroup, a senior fellow at the Council of Foreign Relations and a resident fellow at the German Marshall Fund. In the 1990s, Froman spent seven years in the federal government, with the Treasury Department, the National Security Council and the National Economic Council. He received a bachelor's degree from Princeton University, a doctorate in international relations from Oxford University and a law degree from Harvard Law School, where he was an editor of the Harvard Law Review.


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