Peter R. Orszag

Economist, Politician

1968 –

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Who is Peter R. Orszag?

Peter Richard Orszag is an American economist who is a Vice Chairman of Corporate and Investment Banking, Chairman of the Public Sector Group, and Chairman of the Financial Strategy and Solutions Group at Citigroup. He is also a columnist at Bloomberg View, a Distinguished Scholar at New York University School of Law, and an adjunct senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations. Before joining Citigroup, he was a Distinguished Visiting Fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations and a contributing columnist for the New York Times Op-Ed page. Prior to that, he was the 37th Director of the Office of Management and Budget under President Barack Obama and had also served as the Director of the Congressional Budget Office.

Orszag is a member of the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies of Science. He serves on the Boards of Directors of the Peterson Institute for International Economics, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the Mt. Sinai Hospital, New Visions for Public Schools in New York, the Partnership for Public Service, and ideas42.

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Born
Dec 16, 1968
Boston
Also known as
  • Peter Richard Orszag
  • Peter Orszag
Parents
Siblings
Spouses
Children
Religion
  • Judaism
Ethnicity
  • White American
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Bachelor of Arts, Princeton University
    Economics
    ( - 1991)
  • Master of Science, London School of Economics and Political Science
    Economics
    ( - 1992)
  • Doctorate, London School of Economics and Political Science
    Economics
    ( - 1997)
  • Phillips Exeter Academy
Employment
  • Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution
  • Deputy Director, Economic Studies, Brookings Institution
  • McKinsey & Company
  • Director of the Congressional Budget Office, Congressional Budget Office
    (2007/01 - 2008/12)
Lived in
  • Washington, D.C.

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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