Jessica Renier is Managing Director of Digital Finance at the Institute of International Finance. She previously served in the Executive Office of the Presidentas Program Associate Director at the Office of Management and Budget, overseeing a range of federal government agencies, including the Departments of Housing and Urban Development, Treasury, and Commerce, and the Small Business Administration. She also previously served as Senior Counselor for Terrorist Financing and Financial Crimes at the U.S. Department of the Treasury, as well as Senior Advisor in the office of the Under Secretary for Domestic Finance, where she led the Department’s financial technology and innovation policy, with a subject matter focus in digital assets, smart contracts, and artificial intelligence.
Prior to joining Treasury, Jessica was a manager in Deloitte Consulting’s Strategy & Operations practice for the banking and securities industry, specializing in blockchain technology and digital identity. She previously worked at the Federal Reserve Banks of New York and Dallas, J.P. Morgan Securities, and the Hoover Institution. She holds an M.B.A. from Stanford’s Graduate School of Business, an M.A. in Defense and Strategic Studies from the Naval War College, and a B.A. in Economics, Communication, and Spanish from Trinity University. She is a term member of the Council on Foreign Relations and an Officer in the U.S. Navy Reserve.