Advisory Committee on Economic Inclusion (ComE-IN)
Guest Speaker Biographies - Eleni
Constantine is the Director of the Financial Security Portfolio within
the Pew Health Group, a newly created position at Pew which she assumed
in June 2009. In that position she is responsible for a group of Pew
projects aimed at helping improve Americans financial well being by
removing hidden risks and unfair practices in consumer financial
products and giving individuals the tools and access they need to better
manage their financial matters.
Prior to working at Pew, she was the
General Counsel of the Joint Economic Committee in the 111th
Congress, and was Staff Director of the Subcommittee on Financial
Institutions and Consumer Credit in the 110th Congress, in
which position she played a key role in passage of the Credit CARD Act
of 2008 and the Foreign Investment and National Security Act of 2007.
Ms Constantine served in the Treasury Department as Deputy Assistant
General Counsel for Banking and Finance under Treasury Secretaries Rubin
and Summers, and worked as Associate General Counsel at the NASDAQ Stock
A member of the D.C. Bar, she holds a J.D. from Harvard Law
School and a B.A. from Harvard University.