Georgetown Center for Financial Markets and Policy Appoints Distinguished Policy Fellow

February 08, 2012 Kathleen Casey

Georgetown Center for Financial Markets and Policy in the McDonough School of Business at Georgetown University has named Kathleen L. Casey, former commissioner of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), as a Distinguished Policy Fellow.

As a fellow, Casey will give guest lectures and participate in public events to further the center’s mission. Her first engagement on behalf of the center is as a panelist for a McDonough School of Business alumni event on February 22, 2012, in New York City. Moderated by the Financial Times, the panel will address capital formation and job creation.
Kathleen Casey completed her five-year term as a commissioner with the SEC in August 2011. During her tenure, Casey acted as the SEC’s representative in various international forums, including multilateral and bilateral dialogues, the G-20 Financial Stability Board and the International Organization of Securities Commissions where she served as chairman of the IOSCO Technical Committee and co-chair of the CPSS/IOSCO Review of Standards. Prior to this, Casey spent 13 years on Capitol Hill. From 2003-2006, she served as staff director and counsel of the U.S. Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee. She also served in a series of senior advisory roles to U.S. Senator Richard Shelby (R-AL). She is a member of the Library of Congress Trust Fund Board, the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board Advisory Council, and the Federal Bar Association Securities Law Section Executive Council.
About The Georgetown Center for Financial Markets and Policy
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Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business is a premier business school located at the center of world politics and business in Washington, D.C. Some 1,400 undergraduates, 1,000 MBA students, and 1,200 participants in executive education programs study business with an intensive focus on leadership and a global perspective. Founded in 1957, the business school today resides in the new Rafik B. Hariri Building, a state-of-the-art facility that blends the tradition of Georgetown University with forward-thinking functionality. For more information about Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business, visit