Graduate, Dartmouth College and London School of Economics. Nearly two decades as a senior investment banker at several leading investment banks in Europe, including managing businesses ranging from European debt capital markets and emerging markets debt capital markets, to sovereign, supranational and public sector banking. 2007-09, Founding Co-Director, Global Strategic Finance Initiative, New America Foundation, Washington DC. Formerly, Chief, International Finance and Economics, US Senate Committee on Foreign Relations; also advised Committee Chairman Senator John Kerry on domestic and international economic issues. Since March 2012, first Chief Economist, US State Department. Views on financial and economic matters have been carried in forums including CNN, BBC, Wall Street Journal, The National Interest, Foreign Policy, The New Republic, Forbes and Financial News. Named one of the Top 25 Women in Business, The Wall Street Journal Europe.