Ruth Porat

Ruth Porat
  • Chief Financial Officer, Morgan Stanley, USA

BA, Stanford University; MSc, London School of Economics; MBA, Wharton School. Since 1987, with Morgan Stanley: during the financial crisis, responsible for the company's coverage of financial institutions and governments globally; led the company's teams advising the US Treasury regarding Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, and the New York Federal Reserve Bank regarding AIG; Vice-Chairman, Investment Banking; Global Head, Financial Institutions Group; Co-Head, Technology Investment Banking; since 2010, Executive Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer. Vice-Chair, Board of Trustees, Stanford University. Member: Borrowing Advisory Committee, US Treasury; Advisory Council, School of Humanities and Sciences, Stanford University; Board of Trustees, Council on Foreign Relations and Economic Club of New York; Bretton Woods Committee; Business Committee, Metropolitan Museum of Art.