John Schindler is a Senior Associate Director in the Division of Financial Stability at the Federal Reserve Board and is the Senior Adviser to Financial Stability Board (FSB) Chair Randal Quarles. John has been a lecturer at Johns Hopkins University since 2005, and he has also spent time as a visiting professor at the Pontifical Catholic University of Chile and as a visiting scholar at the United Nations Economic Commission for Latin American and the Caribbean. During the Global Financial Crisis, he was seconded to the U.S. Treasury Department as the Chief International Economist. He founded the FSB’s Financial Innovation Network in 2012 and chaired the group until 2018. His current research focus is financial innovation, but John has published papers on a range of topics including measuring financial conditions, crisis modeling, and China. He received his PhD from the University of Pennsylvania and his undergraduate degree from Washington and Lee University. John is married and has five children.