Scheherazade Rehman

George Washington University, United States

Dr. Scheherazade Rehman is the director of the European Union Research Center (EURC), professor of international finance/ business, and professor of international affairs at the George Washington University, Washington, D.C. The EURC holds the European Commission Award for “EU Center of Excellence in the U.S.” via its American Consortium on EU Studies (ACES) of EU Centers in Washington, D.C. Dr. Rehman is also a Senior Fulbright Scholar. She has advised a number of institutions including OPIC, USAID, U.S. State Department, The World Bank, IMF, and Central Banks and Finance Ministers of Turkey, Nigeria, Peru, Mongolia, Hungary, Poland, Russia and China. She is also currently a member of the Board of Directors of the International Trade and Finance Association and the European Union Centers of Excellence in Washington, D.C. She is currently a senior partner at ICG (a global financial market assessment and wealth management consulting group) and has served on several European corporate boards. Dr. Rehman regularly guests on various national and international televised programs on financial matters on PBS Newshour, Colbert Report, BBC World News, guest-hosted CNBC, Voice of America, Washington Post online, and C-Span Washington Journal, among others. She has appeared several time before U.S. Congress (both House and Senate members) to discuss the current financial crisis and has spoken for the Aspen Institute, Brookings Institute, among others. Dr. Rehman has written over 80 scholarly articles, book chapters, conference papers, and published 7 books, including The Path To European Economic and Monetary Union, Financial Crisis Management in Regional Blocs, The Quest For Exchange Rate Stability in the Next Millennium, and the latest, Corruption and Its Manifestation in the Persian Gulf (2010).