26 days old

Director, Financial Regulatory and Corporate Governance Policy

Center for American Progress
Washington, District of Columbia 20005 Work Remotely
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time
  • Reports to: Vice President, Economic Policy
  • Staff reporting to this position: None
  • Department: Economic Policy
  • Position classification: Exempt, full time


American Progress has an immediate opening for a Director of Financial Regulatory and Corporate Governance Policy. We are looking for someone who is widely experienced in the area and is familiar with existing federal regulatory and supervisory approaches. This individual should be knowledgeable of market practices, financial market structure, successful practices in banking regulation, capital markets and corporate governance, antitrust, and the policies of other advanced economies and multilateral institutions. They will have a demonstrated ability to develop and advocate for progressive ideas that support investor protection, market integrity, financial market stability, capital formation, and the overall competitiveness and inclusiveness of our economy.


  • Direct the workstream on financial markets regulation and corporate governance, including financial market regulation, banking supervision, corporate governance, and antitrust, as well as the relationship of those areas with environmental, social, governance, and labor issues.
  • Conduct original research and analysis of financial regulatory and supervisory policy, corporate governance, and the incorporation of climate risks into these policies.
  • Research legislative and administrative financial regulatory, supervisory, and corporate governance policy.
  • Develop, implement, and manage the production and distribution of policy portfolios and products.
  • Lead the coordination and planning of meetings and events.
  • Maintain expertise in assigned areas of responsibility.
  • Manage and supervise staff as needed, either directly or on tasks and projects.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


Requirements and qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.
  • Advanced degree in economic policy-related field or JD is preferred.
  • At least eight years of professional experience related to financial markets and regulation or corporate governance is preferred for the position.
  • Strong quantitative and analytical skills.
  • Strong writing and research skills.
  • Ability to work well on a team and to convene stakeholders with different interests.
  • Flexibility as a teammate, particularly in connecting elements of financial regulation to other policy issues and in working toward broader economic policy goals.
  • Effective project management skills and the ability to manage and mentor staff.
  • A commitment to equity in policymaking.
  • Comfort working under pressure and tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to multitask.
  • Proven ability to manage consultative process.
  • Nonprofit experience—with both 501 (c)(3) and 501 (c)(4) organizations—and think tank experience are a plus.
  • Commitment to American Progress’ mission and goals.


Posted: 2021-04-09 Expires: 2021-05-09

Before you go...

Our free job seeker tools include alerts for new jobs, saving your favorites, optimized job matching, and more! Just enter your email below.

Share this job:

Director, Financial Regulatory and Corporate Governance Policy

Center for American Progress
Washington, District of Columbia 20005

Join us to start saving your Favorite Jobs!

Sign In Create Account
Powered ByCareerCast