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Clay Lowery

Executive Vice President, Research and Policy

As the Executive Vice President, Mr. Lowery oversees the departments responsible for macroeconomic analysis, international financial regulation, financial technology, and specific policy areas such as debt transparency and analysis, and sustainable finance.  

Over the previous eight years, Mr. Lowery helped build and was Managing Director of the Rock Creek Global Advisors consulting firm.  

Mr. Lowery also served in the U.S. Government for 16 years and held positions at the National Security Council and a number of positions at the U.S. Treasury Department, including serving as the Assistant Secretary for International Affairs from 2005 to 2009 where he managed a 200-person team responsible for economic and financial diplomacy, monetary and banking issues, currency strategy, and trade and investment practices. 

Education

Mr. Lowery received his Bachelor’s degree from the University of Virginia (Phi Beta Kappa) and his MSc at the London School of Economics.