|Occupation||Senior Policy Advisor|
|Employer||Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago|
Robert Steigerwald is a senior policy advisor for financial markets in the economic research department of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, where his work focuses on public policy issues relating to financial market infrastructure.
Steigerwald represents the Chicago Fed in the OTC Derivatives Regulators’ Forum, an international forum for information sharing and regulatory cooperation among central banks, prudential and markets regulators with respect to clearing and settlement arrangements and trade data repositories for OTC derivatives.
Before joining the Chicago Fed, Steigerwald was chief legal officer of Multinet International Bank, a clearinghouse for foreign currency transactions and served as principal U.S. counsel for the development of a multicurrency payment-versus-payment system.
Steigerwald received a B.A. from the State University of New York at Stony Brook and a J.D. from the University of San Francisco School of Law.