Aaron Klein serves as director of BPC’s Financial Regulatory Reform Initiative. Previously, Klein served at the Treasury Department as the deputy assistant secretary for economic policy.
Prior to his appointment as deputy assistant secretary in 2009, he served as Chief Economist of the Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee for Chairmen Chris Dodd and Paul Sarbanes. He worked on financial regulatory reform issues including crafting and helping secure passage of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010. He also played a leading role on housing finance reform, transportation and infrastructure policy, and TARP implementation.
Klein is a graduate of Dartmouth College and the Woodrow Wilson School for Public Affairs at Princeton University.