Peter R Orszag
Peter R. Orszag is a Bloomberg View columnist appearing on Wednesdays. Vice chairman of corporate and investment banking and chairman of the financial strategy and solutions group at Citigroup, he was President Obama's director of the Office of Management and Budget.
Orszag was previously the director of the Congressional Budget Office, from 2007 to 2008. He served in two different jobs in the Clinton administration, as a senior economist at the Council of Economic Advisors from 1995 to 1996 and, in 1997, as top adviser to the director of the National Economic Council. He has a Ph.D. from the London School of Economics and a B.A. in economics from Princeton University. An adjunct senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations, he lives in Manhattan.