Matthew J. Eichner serves pursuant to the statutory requirement that the SIPC Board include a member of the staff of the Federal Reserve Board of Governors, where he is currently Deputy Director in the Division of Research and Statistics. Previously, Eichner was an Assistant Director in the Division of Trading and Markets at the Securities and Exchange Commission and an Assistant Professor of Finance and Economics at the Columbia University Graduate School of Business. He holds a Ph.D. in economics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, a Masters of Public Policy from the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University, and was awarded a CFA Charter.