Roger W Ferguson, Jr

Ambassador for Cambridge Judge Business School

Member of the Advisory Board, Cambridge Judge Business School

Immediate Past President & CEO, TIAA

Roger W Ferguson, Jr, is the Steven A Tananbaum Distinguished Fellow for International Economics at the Council on Foreign Relations. He is the Immediate Past President and CEO of TIAA. Prior to joining TIAA, Mr Ferguson was head of financial services for Swiss Re and Chairman of Swiss Re America Holding Corporation.

Professional experience

Mr Ferguson is the former Vice Chairman of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System. He began his career as an attorney at the New York City office of Davis Polk & Wardwell and was an Associate and Partner at McKinsey & Company. Mr Ferguson is a member of the Smithsonian Institution’s Board of Regents. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences. He serves on the boards of Alphabet, Corning, Blend, and International Flavors & Fragrances.

Mr Ferguson is also active as an advisor and board member with various private fintech companies. He serves on the boards of The Conference Board, the Institute for Advanced Study, and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and other non for profits. Mr Ferguson holds a BA, JD and a PhD in economics, all from Harvard University.