Annual Robert Glauber Lecture

This annual lecture honors Robert Glauber and his long record of distinguished contributions to the U.S. and world financial systems, as well as his long and successful scholarship and teaching which have characterized his career at Harvard. Mr. Glauber is an Adjunct Lecturer at the Harvard Kennedy School and has been a visiting professor at Harvard Law School in 2007 and 2009. Previously, he served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of NASD (now FINRA). Prior to that, he also served as Under Secretary of the Treasury for Finance from 1989 to 1992 and, before that, was a Professor of Finance at the Harvard Business School for 25 years.

In 1987-1988, Mr. Glauber served as Executive Director of the Task Force (Brady Commission) appointed by President Reagan to report on the October 1987 stock market crash. Mr. Glauber presently is Chairman of the Board of XL Group, plc (an insurance company) and Northeast Bancorp (a commercial bank based in New England), a director of Moody's Corp. and a member of the Trustees that oversee the International Accounting Standards Board. He has previously served on the board of Freddie Mac. He is a graduate of Harvard College and has a doctorate from Harvard Business School.

2019 Annual Robert Glauber Lecture
Wednesday, October 24
6pm, JFK Jr. Forum

Headshot of Heath Tarbert, chairman of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission

Heath Tarbert
Chairman of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC)

Previous honorees who have delivered the Glauber Lecture include:

Sir Paul Tucker2018: Sir Paul Tucker, M-RCBG Research Fellow and Chair of the Systemic Risk Council
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2016: Thomas J. Curry, Comptroller of the Currency
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2015: Barney Frank, United States House of Representatives (1981-2013); Chairman, House Financial Services Committee (2007-2011)
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2013: Gary Gensler, Chairman, U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission
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2012: Ed Haldeman, former CEO of Freddie Mac
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2011: Douglas Shulman, Commissioner, Internal Revenue Service
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2010: Sheila Bair, Chair, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
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2009: Mary Schapiro, Chair, Securities and Exchange Commission
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2007: Christopher Cox, Chair, Securities and Exchange Commission.
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M-RCBG is grateful to NASD (now FINRA) for its generous contribution of an endowment which has made this lecture series possible.