Richard Herring
Jacob Safra Professor of International Banking; Professor of Finance; Co-Director, Wharton Financial Institutions Center

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Richard J. Herring is Jacob Safra Professor of International Banking and Professor of Finance at The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania where he is also Co-Director of The Wharton Financial Institutions Center. From 2000 to 2006 he served as Director of The Lauder Institute of Management and International Studies, a dual degree program that combines a Wharton MBA with a Masters in International Studies. From 1995 to 2000, he served as Vice Dean and Director of Wharton’s Undergraduate Division.  Outside the University he serves as Co-Chair of the US Shadow Financial Regulatory Committee.  He was a member of the Group Thirty Study Groups on the Reinsurance Industry and on Global Institutions, National Supervision and Systemic Risk. He is currently the 2006 Professorial Fellow in Banking and Monetary Studies sponsored by the Reserve Bank of New Zealand and Victoria University of Wellington.  At various times he has served as a consultant to the IMF and World Bank, as well as the various US regulatory agencies.  Since 1990 he has been a Director of the New York Complex of DWS Scudder Mutual Funds and some of their predecessor organizations.  He is the author of more than 90 articles, monographs and books on various topics in financial regulation and international finance.