Dr. Ben S. Bernanke was the Chair of the Federal Reserve Board of New York (2006–2014). He is the Senior Advisor at Citadel. From February 2006 through January 2014, he was Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, having been appointed to that position by both Presidents Bush and Obama. Before his appointment as chairman, Dr. Bernanke was chairman of the President’s Council of Economic Advisers, from June 2005 to January 2006. From 1994 to 1996, Dr. Bernanke was the Class of 1926 professor of Economics and Public Affairs at Princeton University. Dr. Bernanke had been a professor of Economics and Public Affairs at Princeton since 1985. Doctor of Philosophy degree in Economics in 1979 from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.