Robert Cook

Chief Executive Officer

President and CEO of FINRA

Governor Since 2016

Committees: Executive Committee, Finance, Operations & Technology Committee, Management Compensation Committee (ex officio, non-voting member), Regulatory Policy Committee (ex-officio), Regulatory Operations Oversight Committee

Professional Experience

  • President and CEO, FINRA (2016 – Present)
  • Partner, Cleary Gottlieb, Washington, D.C. (2013 – 2016)
  • Director of the Division of Trading and Markets, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (2010 – 2013)
  • Cleary Gottlieb:
    • Partner (2001 – 2009)
    • Associate (1992 - 2000)

Current Board Service and Affiliations

  • FINRA Investor Education Foundation, Chair

Education

  • A.B., Harvard College
  • MSc., London School of Economics
  • J.D., Harvard Law School