Richard Clarida | 2024 Whitehead Award Recipient
Dr. Richard Clarida is a managing director in the New York office and PIMCO's global economic advisor. Prior to rejoining PIMCO in 2022, he was the firm's global strategic advisor from 2006 to 2018. He served as vice chairman of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System from September 2018 to January 2022.
Dr. Clarida is also the C. Lowell Harriss Professor of Economics and International Affairs at Columbia University. Prior to joining PIMCO in 2006, he was Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for Economic Policy, in which he served as chief economic advisor to two US Treasury Secretaries. Earlier in his career, he was with Credit Suisse and Grossman Asset Management. He has 25 years of investment experience and holds a Ph.D. and a master's degree in economics from Harvard University. He received an undergraduate degree with Bronze Tablet Honors from the University of Illinois.
He is the recipient of the Museum's 2024 Whitehead Award for Distinguished Public Service and Financial Leadership.