Stephen Berger

Managing Director, Global Head of Government & Regulatory Policy, Citadel

Stephen Berger is a Managing Director and Global Head of Government & Regulatory Policy at Citadel. He leads the firm’s engagement on legislative and regulatory initiatives impacting the financial markets globally, including in the United States, Europe, and the Asia-Pacific region.

Mr. Berger has testified before the House Agriculture Committee on the impact of the G-20 clearing and trade execution requirements, presented before CFTC advisory committee meetings on issues including package transactions and position limits, participated in workshops at the New York Fed and Chicago Fed on CCP recovery and resolution, and spoken on panels at MFA, FIA, Eurofi and ASIFMA conferences on topics ranging from cross-border harmonization to US Treasury market structure modernization.

Mr. Berger is a member of the CFTC’s Market Risk Advisory Committee and the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago’s Working Group on Financial Markets. He has served as Chair of the Managed Funds Association’s Derivatives and Swaps Committee and is an active participant in a number of MFA, AIMA, SIFMA AMG, FIA and ISDA committees. Prior to joining Citadel, Mr. Berger was an Executive Director at UBS Investment Bank, where he led UBS’s US financial regulatory reform team.

Mr. Berger received a bachelor’s degree from Princeton University.