Douglas Elliott was an investment banker for two decades, principally at J.P. Morgan. He is an expert on financial institutions and financial markets and focuses on issues surrounding both public and private financial institutions. His work as a financial institutions investment banker over two decades has given him a wide-ranging and deep understanding of the financial services industry. He has testified before both houses of Congress and participated in numerous policy forums as a financial services expert.
Douglas was also previously president and principal researcher for Center on Federal Financial Institutions, a non-partisan think tank. He ceased active work at COFFI in 2006 to return to J.P. Morgan for a final three years. He has recently published research on building a global financial centre in Shanghai and on choosing among macroprudential tools.