Charles Taylor is Director of the Financial Reform Project at the Pew Charitable Trusts and a Fellow at the Financial Institutions Center at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

From 2002 to 2008, Mr. Taylor was Director, Operational Risk at the Risk Management Association and a member of the Association’s leadership team. Before 2002, he was Managing Director Strategy Development at the Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation in New York and immediately prior to that, head of the global risk management practice at Andersen Consulting. As Executive Director of the Group of Thirty in the first half of the 1990s, he authored several studies, spoke widely and advised government and industry on issues of public policy and private practice.

Mr. Taylor started his career at the World Bank in 1973. He has degrees from Oxford and Cambridge in economics and mathematics and from the University of Pennsylvania in business. He has published widely. He lives in Washington DC.