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Guest Speaker Biographies - Eleni Constantine

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 Market.  

A member of the D.C. Bar, she holds a J.D. from Harvard Law School and a B.A. from Harvard University.      

Last Updated 10/28/2010

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