Mr. Jonathan Garber Katz - Former Secretary - U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)
Mr. Jonathan Garber Katz was the Secretary of the U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for twenty years. In this position, Mr. Katz coordinated and managed the Commission’s regulatory and enforcement programs; advising the Commissioners and the staff of the SEC on policy, procedures and best practices. In 1995, Mr. Katz received the Distinguished Service Award, a Commission’s highest honor. Mr. Katz has also served as an advisor to international organizations and foreign governments on the development and regulation of capital markets in developing countries. Since his retirement, Mr. Katz has served as a consultant on SEC regulatory and also worked with foreign governments and capital markets in Mexico, India, Thailand, Vietnam, Russia, Turkey, South Africa, the Philippines, Syria, Chile, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Brazil, China and Lebanon. A holder of Juris Doctor from University of Pittsburgh School of Law, Mr. Katz has written several articles on capital market regulation and is currently serving as the President of the Association of SEC Alumni.