Clark Anderson, Managing Director and Global Head of Country Risk and Climate Risk Management, Morgan Stanley
Clark Anderson serves as Global Head of Country Risk and Climate Risk Management for Morgan Stanley. He has been a country risk specialist for more than 30 years, working with corporate, financial, and government clients around the world. Anderson began his career at the U.S. Federal Reserve Board, where he focused on project analysis and economic issues related to developing countries and multilateral lending. He then moved to the private sector, first as a special consultant to Bankers Trust Company on political risk, and then to Multinational Strategies, Inc., as a Principal and Director of Corporate Consulting. He also served as Managing Partner of the country risk consulting houses Anderson, Blank & Bosworth and Country Risk Advisor LLC. For most of his career, however, Anderson has managed country risk on Wall Street, first as Global Manager of the Sovereign Risk Management & Advisory Group at Goldman Sachs before moving to Morgan Stanley. Anderson is a China specialist, having followed China closely since modernization began in 1978 and advised both the Chinese government and firms operating in China. He also has particular expertise in global energy issues. Anderson’s recent work on climate risk has included serving on the blue-ribbon advisory committee on climate risk for the CFTC, and leading global working groups for the Partnership for Carbon Financial Accounting.
Anderson holds a Master in Public Affairs degree from the Woodrow Wilson School of Princeton University and a B.A. in International Relations from Pomona College.
Lawrence Goodman, Founder and President, Center for Financial Stability (CFS)
Lawrence Goodman is founder and president of the Center for Financial Stability – a nonpartisan think tank with business lines spanning the future of finance, data and analytics, policy, and technology. He is an economist with expertise in global macro investment strategies and sovereign debt restructuring. He has established a consistent track record of successfully predicting meaningful financial market movements and crises. He has advised hedge funds and governments and led research teams on Wall Street and at the U.S. Treasury. At Treasury, he co-founded and chaired an interagency working group of 13 agencies that advised principals on future financial vulnerabilities and risks.
Mr. Goodman is a member of the Financial Research Advisory Committee at the U.S. Treasury’s Office of Financial Research. He serves as Chairman of the Board of The First Alliance Foundation and a member of the Advisory Board of the Penn Institute for Economic Research. Previously, he served as a member of the Export-Import Bank of the United States’ Advisory Committee, the Executive Committee for the Global Equity Group at Santander Investment, and the Board of the Emerging Market Traders Association.