Henry Kaufman is President of Henry Kaufman & Company, Inc., a firm established in April 1988, specializing in economic and financial consulting. For the previous 26 years, he was with Salomon Brothers Inc, where he was Managing Director, Member of the Executive Committee, and in charge of the Firm’s four research departments. He was also a Vice Chairman of the parent company, Salomon Inc. Before joining Salomon Brothers, Dr. Kaufman was in commercial banking and served as an economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.
An economist of global stature and influence, Dr. Kaufman has been designated three times as one of the thirty most influential Americans by U.S. News and World Report. He has met major world leaders, including six U.S. presidents. He had a lengthy meeting with U.K. Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher. For his peerless insight into the workings of the financial system, he was awarded the prestigious Adam Smith prize in 2001 by the National Association for Business Economics.
A noted author, Dr. Kaufman’s latest book, Tectonic Shifts in Financial Markets, was released in February 2017. Prior to that, he wrote The Road to Financial Reformation, published in August 2009, and On Money and Markets, A Wall Street Memoir, which was released in June 2000. In 1987, Dr. Kaufman was awarded the first George S. Eccles Prize for excellence in economic writing from the Columbia Business School for his book, Interest Rates, the Markets, and the New Financial World.
*Dietary restrictions can be catered to with prior notification. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org.