Michael N. Pedroni is MFA’s Executive Vice President and Managing Director of International Affairs. Michael leads and directs MFA’s international department, working closely with MFA Members and staff to advance the association’s legislative and regulatory priorities. Reporting directly to MFA’s President and CEO, Michael guides MFA’s European and international strategy. Michael is also an adjunct professor of economics at George Washington University, where he teaches a popular course on financial crisis management. Michael brings more than two decades of experience in financial policy, regulation, markets and central banking. Prior to joining MFA, he served under the last four Treasury Secretaries, beginning his tenure at Treasury as the first Director of the re-established Markets Room, just as the financial crisis was unfolding in the summer of 2008. After that, Michael directed the Western Hemisphere Office before moving to Brussels for three years as the U.S. Financial Attaché and head of Treasury’s office in Europe. Most recently, he worked at the White House during the previous Administration, acting as Senior Director for Global Economics and Finance, before rejoining Treasury during the current Administration as Senior Executive Director for International Economic Analysis. Michael has also worked at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and as an international economist at the International Monetary Fund and the inter dealer-broker, ICAP. He graduated from Yale University and received a Master’s Degree in International Affairs from Columbia University. He was also a Fulbright Scholar in Germany and is conversational in German, Italian, and French.