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Matthew Ekberg

Deputy Director, Regulatory Affairs

Matthew L. Ekberg serves as Deputy Director of the Regulatory Affairs Department at the Institute of International Finance (IIF).  Mr. Ekberg is responsible for leading regulatory engagement on matters concerning the international standards of the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (BCBS), the Financial Stability Board (FSB) and the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) in the policy areas of prudential capital and liquidity risk management, corporate governance, and financial crime.  He led the IIF’s London Office from 2017 to 2020. 

He is an Advisory Board Member for the Future of Financial Intelligence Sharing (FFIS) Project, organized through the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) Centre for Financial Crime and Security Studies in London.  He is a Steering Group Member for the Europol Financial Intelligence Public Private Partnership (EFIPPP) in The Hague and has served as IIF Deputy to the B20 Finance and Infrastructure Taskforces under the G20 Presidencies. 

Mr. Ekberg previously served as Vice President for International Policy at The Bankers Association for Finance and Trade (BAFT), the international affiliate of the American Bankers Association, where he led the government advocacy initiatives of the organization globally. He has also worked on trade, investment and corporate finance matters for an international law and consulting firm in London and served in the Majority Leader’s Office in the US House of Representatives and with the Office of the US Trade Representative (USTR) in Washington, DC.


Mr. Ekberg holds degrees from The George Washington University and The George Washington University Law School in Washington, DC.

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