Wally Adeyemo

Wally Adeyemo

Economic Strategy Group Member, Senior Adviser, BlackRock; Senior Adviser, Center for Strategic and International Studies

Wally Adeyemo is a Senior Adviser at BlackRock and the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS). He previously served as the Deputy National Security Advisor for International Economics and Deputy Director of the National Economic Council, serving as President Obama’s senior international economic advisor. He has held several senior management positions at the Treasury Department, including Senior Advisor and Deputy Chief of Staff. He served as the Treasury department’s chief negotiator for the Trans-Pacific Partnership’s provisions on macroeconomic policy. Mr. Adeyemo served as the first Chief of Staff at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). Prior to joining the Obama Administration, Mr. Adeyemo was an Editor for the Hamilton Project. He received a B.A. from the University of California, Berkeley and a J.D. from Yale Law School.