Ben BeRnanKe, cHaiRman, U.s. feDeRaL ReseRVe BoaRD
signs of modest recovery provided no respite for Bernanke, who has had to manage a political standoff
on the debt ceiling, a u.s. sovereign debt downgrade and the potential blow-up of the euro. meanwhile,
he has dramatically increased the Fed’s transparency.
micHaeL BoPP, PaRtneR anD co-cHaiR, PUBLic PoLic Y PRactice GRoUP, GiBson DUnn & cRUtcHeR
Bopp’s skillful leadership of the coalition of trade associations representing corporate end users of o TC
derivatives allow the group to box above its weight in the debate about regulating such derivatives.
DaRYL BUcK, BoaRD memBeR, financiaL accoUntinG stanDaRDs BoaRD
Buck, former CFo of a privately held company and a member of the Blue-Ribbon Panel that looked at
accounting standards for private companies, was appointed to FAsB last year to represent the views of
antHon Y caRfanG, PaRtneR anD DiRectoR, tReasURY stRateGies
With the regulation of u.s. money-market funds at a crossroads, Carfang is playing a key role in the
debate, in part via persuasive white papers.
eDWaRD DemaRco, actinG DiRectoR, feDeRaL HoUsinG finance aGenc Y
As head of the agency charged with overseeing battered housing giants Fannie mae and Freddie mac,
Demarco has been widely criticized for opposing principal reductions on home mortgages.
James Dot Y, cHaiRman, PUBLic comPan Y accoUntinG oVeRsiGHt BoaRD
Doty continues to press for audit industry improvements despite being raked over the coals by legislators
earlier this year when he testified before Congress about the PCAoB’s consideration of auditor rotation.
JoHn enGLeR, PResiDent, BUsiness RoUnDtaBLe
under the leadership of the former governor of michigan, the Business Roundtable has been heavily
involved in such key issues as corporate tax reform, the federal budget, derivatives regulations and
timotHY GeitHneR, secRetaRY, U.s. tReasURY
In an election year fraught with potential economic crises and calls for radical solutions, Geithner, the
obama economic adviser with the closest ties to Wall street, was a voice for moderation, warning that
severe budget cutting could spell economic disaster.
GaRY GensLeR, cHaiRman, commoDit Y fUtURes tRaDinG commission
Despite the mF Global debacle that occurred on his watch, and his recusal from the agency’s
investigation given the time he spent working under Jon Corzine at Goldman sachs, Gensler has pushed
through new CFTC rules for regulating derivatives.
Hans HooGeRVoRst, cHaiRman, inteRnationaL accoUntinG stanDaRDs BoaRD
The former Dutch finance minister has the daunting task of pressing the u.s. and Japan, two of the
world’s largest economies, to move away from their insular accounting standards and join 100 other
nations in adopting International Financial Reporting standards.
GaRY KaBURecK, cHief accoUntinG officeR anD VP, XeRoX
In addition to his work at Xerox, Kabureck influences the evolution of accounting standards as a
frequent author of comment letters and vice chair of Financial executives International’s Committee
on Corporate Reporting.
maRY JoHn miLLeR, UnDeRsecRetaRY foR Domestic finance, U.s. tReasURY
miller, who joined Treasury after a long career in fixed income at T. Rowe Price, is a key figure in the
writing of regulations stemming from Dodd-Frank, including the Volcker Rule.
cRaiG oLinGeR, actinG cHief accoUntant, DiVision of coRPoRation finance,
U.s. secURities anD eXcHanGe commission
olinger has been deeply involved in efforts related to international accounting standards.
scott o’maLia, commissioneR, commoDit Y fUtURes tRaDinG commission
A Republican appointee to the CFTC, o’malia voted against new CFTC rules on derivatives and asked
the office of management and Budget to do a cost-benefit analysis of the new rulemaking effort.