Fidelity Guest Lecture Series

PIFS invites senior policymakers and business leaders to deliver a Fidelity Guest Lecture on the Harvard campus and join the Harvard faculty and select students for dinner at the Harvard Faculty Club. The purpose of the lecture series is to provide Harvard students and professors with the opportunity to interact directly with these influential leaders in a private setting with candid dialogue.


David Malpass, Former President of the World Bank (April 2023)


Paul Singer, President of Elliott Management (October 2022)


Justin Muzinich, Deputy Secretary, U.S. Department of the Treasury (November 2019)


James Gorman, Chairman & CEO, Morgan Stanley (February 2018)

Jay Clayton, Chairman, Securities and Exchange Commission (April 2018)

Craig Phillips, Counselor to the Secretary, U.S. Department of the Treasury (September 2018)


Michael Piwowar, Acting Chairman, Securities and Exchange Commission (April 2017)

Andrew Bailey, Chief Executive, Financial Conduct Authority (April 2017)

Mervyn King, Former Governor, Bank of England (October 2017)


Shinichi Uchida, Director General, Monetary Affairs Department, Bank of Japan (February 2016)

Zhu Min, Deputy Managing Director, International Monetary Fund (March 2016)

Sarah Breeden, Executive Director, International Banks Supervision (acting), International Monetary Fund (March 2016)

Mel Watts, Director, Federal Housing Finance Agency (April 2016)

Eric Rosengren, President & CEO, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston (November 2016)


Thomas Huertas, Ernst & Young (March 2015)

Lloyd Blankfein, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (March 2015)

Michael Piwowar, Commissioner, Securities and Exchange Commission (April 2015)

Richard Shelby, Senator, & Chairman, Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs, US Congress (November 2015)

Kara Stein, Commissioner, Securities & Exchange Commission (November 2015)

Christopher Giancarlo, Commissioner, Commodity Futures Trading Commission (December 2015)


Daniel Tarullo, Former member of the Federal Reserve Board and the Federal Open Market Committee (September 2014)

William Murden, Director, Office of International Banking and Securities Markets, U.S. Treasury (October 2014)

Peter Praet, Member of the Executive Board, European Central Bank (October 2014)

Luigi Zingales, Robert C. McCormack Distinguished Service, Professor of Entrepreneurship & Finance, University of Chicago Booth School of Business (November 2014)