Dr. Chris Brummer is a co-founder of Fintech Week, a law professor, and Georgetown’s international law faculty director. Before joining Georgetown’s law faculty, he worked at Vanderbilt Law School as an assistant professor. Chris has also taught in several leading universities as a visiting professor.
Apart from being a Law professor and leading several financial regulation initiatives, Dr. Chris Brummer is a member at the Consultative Working Group of the European Markets Authority and Security committee and Commodity Futures Trading Commissions. Brummer also finished his three years’ service as a member of FINRA’S National Adjudicatory Council-a congress empowered organization that regulates the securities firm. Brummer’s work in the organization is acknowledged by his significant efforts in advancing stakeholder security.
Professor Chris Brummer holds a Ph.D. in Germanic Studies from the University of Chicago and graduated with honors from Columbia Law School after earning a J.D. Brummer practiced his law career in the London and New York offices Swaine, Cravath and Moore LLP. He joined Milken Institute Washington offices in 2011. In 2012, Brummer established the think tank’s Transatlantic Finance Initiative after being awarded C. Boyden Gray’s Finance and Growth Fellowship at Atlantic Council.
The Idea of Fintech Week
According to Dr. Chris Brummer, Fintech Week evolved from his idea of forming a forum to talk about fintech policy in the capital’s heart. The forum brings all relevant field leaders together to engage with leaders in the regulatory community and financial sector. Brummer hopes the forum will bring a connection between those who participate and encourage honest, action-oriented, and meaningful policy discussion.
Professor Chris Brummer works hard each day to bring Fintech Week’s idea to life and believes you only get far through what you think and know and take actionable steps at certain points. As an entrepreneur, Brummer has learned to be persistent, which is worth embracing and refining