Kevin Warsh

Kevin Warsh

Formal First Name
1970 - present

Kevin Warsh serves as the Shepard Family Distinguished Visiting Fellow in Economics at the Hoover Institution and lecturer at the Stanford Graduate School of Business. Warsh is a monetary policy expert and economist who served the United States in the Federal Reserve and the White House. Throughout the 2008 financial crisis, he was a Governor of the Federal Reserve System and served as the central bank's primary liaison to Wall Street. Warsh conducts extensive research in the field of economics and finance. His insights are sought by central banks around the world, most notably by the Bank of England, where he issued an independent report proposing reforms in the conduct of monetary policy in the UK. He also advises several private and public companies, including Duquesne Family Office, and serves on the board of directors of UPS and Coupang, the leading Korean e-commerce company. He is a member of the G30 and the Panel of Economic Advisers of the Congressional Budget Office (CBO).

Professional Experience

Academic History


  • As Governor from 2006 until 2011, Warsh was a core member of Chairman Ben Bernanke’s group of advisors during the Global Financial Crisis

  • He served as the Federal Reserve’s representative to the G20 and as Administrative Governor managing the Board’s operations and personnel.

  • He was a key emissary to market participants, foreign central banks, and US political leaders in Congress and the executive branch.