Douglas E. Harris
Douglas E. Harris is the retired managing director of the New York office of Promontory Financial Group LLC. He serves as a public representative on the board of directors of National Futures Association.
At NFA, Harris also serves on the audit committee and the compliance and risk committee. He is a former member of the executive committee.
Harris is a former director for SAGE (Services and Advocacy for LGBTQ Elders) and has served as secretary and chair of the SAGE nominating committee and governance committees. He has also been co-chair of the SAGE board of directors.
In 2021, Harris was inducted into the Futures Industry Association's Futures Hall of Fame, which was established in 2005 to commemorate outstanding contributions to the global futures and options community.
Before joining Promontory, Harris served as general counsel and chief operating officer of BrokerTec Futures Exchange, LLC and BrokerTec Clearing Company, LLC. Harris was also 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.
He 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 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.
Harris received his A.B. from Harvard College with honors and his J.D. from Harvard Law School.
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