Matt Swinehart is a Managing Director at Rock Creek Global Advisors, where he focuses on financial regulation, sustainability, digitalization, and a range of international economic policies. He previously served as the Deputy Assistant Secretary and Director for International Financial Markets at U.S. Treasury, where he led Treasury’s engagement on financial sector issues at the G7, G20, and Financial Stability Board, and chaired bilateral forums with the EU, UK, Japan, and, and other jurisdictions. Matt previously was Treasury’s Lead Financial Services Negotiator for trade agreements and Senior Counsel for International Trade and Financial Regulatory Policy.

Before Treasury, Matt was an international arbitration, litigation, and regulatory associate at Covington & Burling in DC, a financial institutions and litigation associate at Weil, Gotshal & Manges in New York, and a law clerk to the Honorable Patrick E. Higginbotham of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. Before practicing law, Matt was an environmental engineer. He received a B.S. in Civil Engineering and a B.A. in Environmental Engineering from Rice University, and a J.D. from the University of Texas School of Law. He is the author of several law review and peer-reviewed articles on financial regulation, international law, and environmental law.