Timothy Geithner

Co-Chair, Aspen Economic Strategy Group

Chairman, Warburg Pincus

TIMOTHY F. GEITHNER is currently chairman of Warburg Pincus, a global private equity firm. Mr. Geithner was the 75th Secretary of the Treasury for the first term of President Barack Obama’s administration. Between 2003 and 2009, Mr. Geithner served as president and chief executive officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. He first joined the Treasury Department as a civil servant in 1988 and held a number of positions in three administrations, including Undersecretary for International Affairs under Secretaries Robert Rubin and Lawrence Summers. Mr. Geithner is chair of the Program on Financial Stability at the Yale University School of Management, where he is also a visiting lecturer. He is co-chair of the board of directors of the International Rescue Committee. He is also the co-chair of the Aspen Economic Strategy Group. He serves on the board of directors of the Council on Foreign Relations. He is a member of the Group of Thirty. Mr. Geithner is the author of “Stress Test: Reflections on Financial Crises.” He also co-authored “Firefighting” and co-edited “First Responders” with Ben S. Bernanke and Henry M. Paulson, Jr. Mr. Geithner holds a BA in government and Asian studies from Dartmouth College and an MA in international economics and East Asian studies from Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies.


Foreword: Building a More Resilient US Economy

The Aspen Economic Strategy Group’s sixth annual policy volume focuses on building a more resilient US economy. Several major economic and geopolitical disruptions and developments in recent years—including the global COVID-19 pandemic, Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, and growing tensions with China—have heightened the need to get our domestic finances in order, strengthen supply chains, and ...

Foreword: Economic Policy in a More Uncertain World

The Aspen Economic Strategy Group releases its fifth annual policy volume against a backdrop of historic economic and strategic uncertainty.  Supply shocks resulting from a senseless Russian war in Ukraine are exacerbating already soaring energy and food prices. Increasing hostility between the United States and China is accelerating the transition to a world of rival ...

Taskforce Report: Promoting Economic Recovery After COVID-19

This report puts forward a set of policies that should be part of the next wave of fiscal policy aimed at bolstering individuals and workers, small and mid-sized businesses, and state and local governments during a sustained recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic.