Biden administration picks Ron Borzekowski as US Treasury financial research director

The Biden administration has nominated Ron Borzekowski as director of the Office of Financial Research at the U.S. Treasury.

If confirmed in the role by lawmakers, he will leave his current post at Yale University, where he is executive director of the institution’s Data-Intensive Social Science Center (DISSC). He is also a senior scholar within the economics department and at the Institution for Social and Political Studies.

Before joining Yale in July, Borzekowski was a director of economics at Amazon Web Services. Prior to this, he spent a period in government service when he helped to build and lead the Office of Research at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB).

In that role, he served on the Financial Stability Oversight Council deputies committee. Before working at the CFPB, he was a senior economist at the Federal Research Board. 

Borzekowski received his Ph.D. in economics from Stanford University and an M.P.P. from the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.

The United States Senate will now consider his nomination for the post.