Douglas E. Harris

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Douglas Harris
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Occupation Managing Director
Employer Promontory Financial Group LLC
Location New York City
Twitter @PromontoryFG
LinkedIn Profile
Website www.promontory.com
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Douglas E. Harris is managing director in the New York office of Promontory Financial Group LLC and serves as a public representative on the board of directors of National Futures Association.[1][2][3]

Besides being on the NFA board, Harris is serves on the executive committee, the audit committee, and the compliance and risk committee.

Harris is also a director for SAGE (Services and Advocacy for GLBT Elders) and as served as a secretary and chair of the SAGE nominating committee and governance committees. He has also been co-chair of the SAGE board of directors.[4]

In 2021, the Futures Industry Association named Harris to the FIA Futures Hall of Fame. [5]

Background[edit]

Before joining Promontory, Harris served as general counsel and chief operating officer of BrokerTec Futures Exchange, LLC and BrokerTec Clearing Company, LLC. Harris also was a partner in the Regulatory Risk Services Group at Arthur Andersen and served as senior deputy comptroller for Capital Markets at the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency.

Harris has also served as an assistant general counsel of JP Morgan and general counsel of JP Morgan Futures.

Harris is a member of the Bar Association of the City of New York and the New York State Bar Association structured products and derivatives law committees. He is a member of the American Bar Association derivative and futures law committee. He is also a member of the Law & Compliance Division of the Futures Industry Association. He is a member of the Financial Markets Association.

Harris previously served on the CFTC’s Technology Advisory Committee and previously served on the CFTC’s Global Markets Advisory Committee.

Harris was chairman of Career Gear, a nonprofit organization that provides work and interview-appropriate clothing for low-income men entering the workforce.

Education[edit]

Harris received his A.B. from Harvard College with honors and his J.D. from Harvard Law School.

References[edit]

  1. Our People. Promontory.
  2. Board of Directors. National Futures Association.
  3. NFA's Board of Directors re-elects Robert Felker to serve as Chairman. National Futures Association.
  4. Douglas E. Harris. SAGE.
  5. Douglas E. Harris. Futures Industry Association.
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