Dr. Chris Brummer’s Pursuits

Professor Chris Brummer is the Faculty Director of the Institute of International Economic Law and a professor of Law at the Georgetown University Law Center where he began teaching in 2009. Prior to this tenure, Professor Chris Brummer was an assistant professor at Vanderbilt Law School from 2006 to 2009. In addition, he was also a visiting professor at several universities like the London School of Economics.

With a J.D from Columbia Law School and a PHD in Germanic Studies from the University of Chicago, Dr. Chris Brummer was also actively practicing law in New York and London. On top of his decades of experience, he does a lot of research on financial development and regulatory policies and has offered his expertise to multiple firms and governments. 

Serving as a member of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s Subcommittee on Virtual Currencies and the Consultative Working Group from the European Securities and Markets Authority’s Financial Innovation Standing Committee. 

Dr. Chris Brummer founded Washington DC’s Fintech Week, a forum for talking about finance and technology wherein he brings leaders from an extensive array of people relating to fintech. Through this forum, he encourages conversations between the different sectors.

As a professor, Dr. Chris Brummer had always been sharing his insights and one of the most important one he shared was doing the work and acting upon the good ideas and knowledge which can only take someone so far. Hard work and a proactive approach is the best way to achieve one’s goals. Also, another one he always reminded his students and the people around him was to be prepared and do the work. Doing this, according to him, allows a person to be present in the moment. 

Dr. Brummer is currently the Fannie Mae director since February 2021.