Kevin J. Stiroh is a Senior Advisor in the Division of Supervision and Regulation at the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System. In this capacity, he is the Chair of the Federal Reserve’s Supervision Climate Committee, a multi‐disciplinary committee designed to develop a supervisory approach to increase the resilience of supervised institutions to climate‐related financial risks. He is also the Co‐Chair of the Basel Committee’s Task Force on Climate‐Related Financial Risks.
Mr. Stiroh joined the Federal Reserve Bank of New York in March 1999 as an economist in the Research and Statistics Group and held a range of positions in the Research and Statistics, Supervision, Markets, and Integrated Policy Analysis groups. Most recently, Mr. Stiroh was Executive Vice President and head of the Supervision Group.
Mr. Stiroh's academic research includes work on productivity and the sources of economic growth, the economic impact of information technology, and the efficiency and behavior of financial institutions. This research has been published in the American Economic Review, Brookings Papers on Economic Activity, Journal of Banking and Finance, Journal of Economic Perspectives, Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, Review of Economics and Statistics and other academic and business publications.
Mr. Stiroh holds a bachelor’s degree from Swarthmore College in Economics and Psychology and an M.A. and Ph.D. from Harvard University in Economics