Dr. Chris Brummer, Fannie Mae Appointee and Professor of Law

Dr. Chris Brummer is the faculty director of the Georgetown Institute of Economic Law, originally an assistant professor at Vanderbilt Law School, and a visiting professor at the London School of Economics. He serves as a member of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s Subcommittee on Virtual Currencies and the Consultative Working Group for the European Securities and Markets Authority’s Financial Innovation Standing Committee. He has a decade of experience in researching financial and regulatory protocols and policy. He consults for non profits and policymakers, offering his direct insight on how firms and governments can adapt to new challenges in the financial system that befall companies. 

Dr. Chris Brummer’s J.D. comes from Columbia Law School and has a Ph.D. in Germanic studies from the University of Chicago. Before he became a director, he was a law practitioner out of the Cravath, Swaine and Moore LLP New York and London offices. His background includes the Washington offices of the Milken Institute while in 2012 he was awarded the C. Boyden Grey Fellowship for Global Finance and Growth from the Atlantic Council. Dr. Chris Brummer began his think tank’s Transatlantic Finance Initiative. Also an author, Dr. Chris Brummer has written Fintech Law in a Nutshell and Crypto Assets: Legal, Regulatory, and Monetary Perspectives. 

As a writer, he has also provided work for financial publications lending to analysis, and contributes reports. He wanted Fintech week to be a thinking person’s forum coming from the heart of the capitol. His vision is to form connections between those who attend, fostering people such as nonprofits, philanthropists and entrepreneurs working together to build the greater good. He feels that the only way to bring his ideas to life is hard work despite the future being opportunistically unpredictable. Dr. Chris Brummer started as a Fannie Mae director in 2021.