Susan M. Collins

President and CEO

Federal Reserve Bank of Boston

SUSAN M. COLLINS is president and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, which is part of the U.S. central bank. She is a participant on the Federal Open Market Committee, which sets U.S. monetary policy. Since taking office in July 2022, Collins oversees all of the bank’s activities – including economic research and analysis; banking supervision and financial stability efforts; community economic development activities; and a wide range of payments, technology, and finance initiatives. Collins is an international macroeconomist with a lifelong interest in policy and its impact on living standards. She has published widely and served as a provost, dean, professor, research scholar, and board member at a variety of universities and organizations, including the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago where she served as a director for nine years. Earlier in her career Susan spent 16 years living in Massachusetts – as an assistant then associate professor at Harvard University, earning a Ph.D. in economics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and as an undergraduate at Harvard.