Michael PedroniChief at ICI Global
Michael Pedroni is the Investment Company Institute’s Chief Global Affairs Officer and leads ICI Global. Michael is responsible for ICI’s international regulatory and policy work to support regulated investment funds and their investors around the world.
Michael has extensive public and private sector experience in international engagement and financial policy, having served at the U.S. Treasury, White House, Federal Reserve and International Monetary Fund. Most recently, he was executive vice president and managing director for global markets and research at the Managed Funds Association, where he led international activities and raised the association’s profile in Europe, while also directing the development of global research. Prior to that, as a member of the Treasury Department’s Senior Executive Service, he served under four U.S. Treasury Secretaries, beginning in 2008 as the first Director of the re-established Markets Room as the financial crisis was unfolding. Michael was subsequently appointed as the U.S. financial attaché to the European Union and head of Treasury’s office in Europe for three years beginning in 2013. In 2016, he began a White House detail, acting as senior director for global economics and finance under the Obama Administration, and rejoined Treasury in late 2016 as senior executive director for international economic analysis. Pedroni started his career at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, and later worked as an economist at the International Monetary Fund and at ICAP, an inter-dealer-broker.
Michael is a graduate of Yale University and received a master’s degree in International Affairs from Columbia University. In addition, he was a Fulbright Scholar in Germany and is conversational in German, Italian, and basic French. Michael also is an adjunct professor in the department of economics at George Washington University, where he teaches a course on managing international economic crises.