Barbara C. Matthews is Founder and CEO of BCMstrategy, Inc., a start-up technology company using patented processes to quantify public policy risk using the proprietary PolicyScope Platform. Daily analysis of global policy trends in the Policy Scope Risk Monitor is powered by platform data. Prior to becoming a technology entrepreneur, Ms. Matthews has a distinguished career at the frontier of innovation regarding geopolitical and financial regulation globally.
She has had the honor of serving as the first U.S. Treasury Attache to the European Union (with the Senate-confirmed diplomatic rank of Minister-Counselor) and as Senior Counsel to the House Financial Services Committee under the leadership of Chairman Michael G. Oxley. She was also the first Banking Advisor and Regulatory Counsel to the Institute of International
Finance, Inc., where she worked directly with chief risk officers and chief executive officers and the leadership of the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision regarding derivatives regulation, cross-border supervision, and regulatory capital policy. She has chaired meetings and delivered speeches in Asia, the GCC, Latin America, North America, and Europe.
Ms. Matthews holds a B.Sc.F.S. from Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service as well as a J.D. and an LL.M. in Comparative and International Law from Duke University’s School of Law. A Fellow of the Salzburg Global Seminar and a non-resident Senior Fellow at the Atlantic Council, she is a Life Member of the Council on Foreign Relations and the Bretton Woods Committee. She has published multiple law review article and book chapters throughout her career. Currently, she blogs at the New Atlanticist hosted by the Atlantic Council (mostly on trade and transatlantic policy), the Bretton Woods Committee (on multilateral organizations), Interactive Brokers (with the series “How To Trade The News”), Medium, and Disruption and
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