Expert resume of Eric Pan
President and CEO of the Investment Company Institute; former director, Office of International Affairs, US Commodity Futures Trading Commission; former head of international regulatory policy, US Securities and Exchange Commission; former chair of the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) Committee on Derivatives; former chair of the OTC Derivatives Regulators Group; Senior Fellow, Center for Law and Economic Studies, Columbia Law School
Eric J. Pan is the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Investment Company Institute, the leading global association for regulated funds.
Mr. Pan was previously a Managing Director of Rock Creek Global Advisors LLC, an international economic policy advisory firm, and a Senior Research Fellow at the Center for Law and Economic Studies at Columbia Law School. He continues to be an adjunct professor at Columbia where he teaches Derivatives Regulation.
From 2015-2019, Mr. Pan was the Director of the Office of International Affairs at the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission where he oversaw CFTC international initiatives, provided guidance regarding international issues raised in Commission matters, and represented the CFTC in international bodies, including the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) and Financial Stability Board (FSB). He was responsible for CFTC engagement with non-US regulatory counterparts, including those in Europe and Asia. In international fora, Mr. Pan chaired the IOSCO Committee on Derivatives, the OTC Derivatives Regulators Group, and the FSB working group on data standards governance.
Before joining the CFTC, Mr. Pan was Head of International Regulatory Policy at the US Securities and Exchange Commission from 2011-2015, recruited to assist in the implementation of the Dodd-Frank Act and the G-20 reforms. Before entering government service, he was the Director of the Heyman Center on Corporate Governance and a professor at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law in New York and practiced corporate and international law with Covington & Burling in Washington.
Mr. Pan received his A.B. in Economics from Harvard College, M.Sc. in European and International Politics from the University of Edinburgh, and J.D. from the Harvard Law School. He is a member of the American Law Institute.