Counselor to the Secretary
U.S. Department of the Treasury
Mr. Phillips joined the Treasury in January 2017 and serves as Counselor to the Secretary. He assists the Secretary in a range of matters including domestic finance, domestic financial institution policy, housing finance policy, and regulatory reform.
From 2008 to 2017, Mr. Phillips served as a Managing Director and Member of the Global Operating Committee of BlackRock, Inc. Mr. Phillips was the global head of the Financial Markets Advisory Group in BlackRock Solutions which provided analytical and risk consulting services to a wide range of private and public sector organizations globally. Clients included central banks, banking supervisors and multi-lateral organizations around the world.
Mr. Phillips previously held leadership positions at Morgan Stanley and Credit Suisse First Boston where he managed global securitized product platforms.
Mr. Phillips holds a BA in Economics and Business Administration from Vanderbilt University.