Pat White is an economist whose work focuses on financial market regulatory policy with an emphasis on derivative instruments. For more than 31 years, she worked at the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, where she was appointed Senior Associate Director. In that role, she supervised staff members conducting policy analysis and research on financial regulation, financial stability, risk measurement, and microeconomic surveys. Ms. White represented the Board on interagency and international groups studying topics such as the financial crisis, the regulation of OTC derivatives, and the development of international standards for central counterparties and securities settlement systems.
Ms. White earned a B.A. in mathematics and economics from Vanderbilt University and a Ph.D. in economics from Yale University.
Ms. White is a Public Director on OCC's Board of Directors and serves on the Audit Committee, Compensation and Performance Committee, Governance and Nominating Committee (Chair), Regulatory Committee, and Risk Committee.