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Diana Farrell

Presidents' Council

Diana Farrell serves on the Board of Directors for eBay, The Urban Institute and the National Bureau of Economic Research. In addition, Ms. Farrell is a Trustee of the Trilateral Commission and a Trustee Emeritus of Wesleyan University, and she serves as Co-Chair of the World Economic Forum’s Council on the Future of Fiscal and Monetary Policy. Ms. Farrell is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, the Bretton Woods Committee, the National Academies of Science’s Committee on National Statistics, the Aspen Economic Strategy Group, the Aspen Economic Strategy Group, and the Economic Club of New York.

Ms. Farrell is the founding and former President and Chief Executive Officer of the JPMorgan Chase Institute. Previously, Ms. Farrell was a Senior Partner at McKinsey & Company where she was the Global Head of the McKinsey Center for Government and the McKinsey Global Institute. Ms. Farrell served in the White House as Deputy Director of the National Economic Council and Deputy Assistant to the President on Economic Policy for 2009-2010. During her tenure, she led interagency processes and stakeholder management on a broad portfolio of economic and legislative initiatives. Ms. Farrell coordinated policy development and stakeholder engagement for economic recovery, innovation and competition, and she led financial policy initiatives including the passage of major legislation. She also served as a member of the President’s Auto Recovery Task Force. Ms. Farrell holds an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School, and has a B.A. from Wesleyan University, from where she was awarded a Distinguished Alumna award.