Christopher Campbell

Former Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for Financial Institutions
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  • Named ‘one of the 50 most influential staffers on Capitol Hill’ by Roll Call Newspaper for seven years running
  • A frequent guest commentator on matters involving the economy, appearing on national news programs like CNBC's Squawk Box and CNBC's Worldwide Exchange
  • Unrivaled experience in financial legislation, providing expert analysis of today’s economy, including trade, policymaking, and regulation

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One of the world’s leading experts in the economy and business markets, Christopher Campbell is the former Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for Financial Institutions. In one of the most critical roles in the Treasury department, Campbell was responsible for coordinating efforts regarding the legislation and regulation of financial institutions, federal agencies that regulate or insure financial institutions, and securities markets. Overseeing a staff of 200, he managed programs including government-sponsored enterprises, cyber security and compliance policy, the Federal Insurance Office (FIO), as well as small business, community development, and affordable housing policy.

In speeches, he provides an expert analysis of today’s domestic and global economy, discussing current headlines as well as providing an outlook of where we are headed. With unrivaled experience in financial legislation, Campbell breaks down how U.S. policymaking affects industries worldwide, sharing how he sees regulation evolving in the coming years and the ways it will impact audiences’ specific business interests.

Prior to his role at the Treasury department, Campbell was the majority staff director to the U.S. Senate Committee on Finance. He designed, managed, and coordinated the U.S. Senate Republican agenda in the areas of international and domestic taxation, international trade, Medicare, Medicaid, Social Security, the U.S. National Debt, and oversight of three presidential cabinet secretaries. For seven years running, he was named by Roll Call Newspaper as ‘one of the 50 most influential staffers on Capitol Hill.’

Previously, he served as legislative director to Senator Orrin G. Hatch, where he coordinated and managed the senator’s legislative activities. Immediately prior to rejoining Senator Hatch’s staff, Campbell owned a business consulting firm that specialized in business strategy for clients from all-sized companies across the country, and from a variety of industries. 

A frequent guest commentator on national news programs on matters involving the economy, he has appeared on CNBC's Squawk Box, CNBC's Worldwide Exchange, Cheddar TV, as well as CNN, Fox News Channel, CNBC, Bloomberg, and the BBC, among others.

A member of the Council on Foreign Relations, Campbell is currently the Chief Strategist at the New York-based global advisor, Duff & Phelps. Additionally, he is a director of West Corporation, Coinstar, and tZERO, and also serves as a strategic advisor and consultant to several large national and international organizations.

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Economy 2020: Headlines of Today, Trends of Tomorrow. Regularly called upon by major media outlets for his economic expertise, Christopher Campbell provides audiences with an expert analysis of today’s economy. Having had a front-row-seat to financial legislation in the U.S. Treasury and Senate Committee on Finance, he shares his insider perspective on current economic issues like international trade, taxation, policymaking, recession analysis, as well as provides his outlook of where the economy is headed and how businesses can prepare.

Navigating the Challenges and Opportunities of Regulation. In this talk, Christopher Campbell discusses the challenges of a shifting regulatory landscape and explores the opportunities for regtech to drive the future of financial regulation. Sharing lessons learned from his time in Washington, Campbell provides an insider’s view of how policymakers are thinking about regulation as well as the ways it will impact audiences’ specific business interests.

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