Diana Farrell is the founding President and Chief Executive Officer of the JPMorgan Chase Institute. Previously, Diana was the Global Head of the McKinsey Center for Government, providing research, proprietary data and other tools to support government leaders focused on improving performance. In addition, she was a leader of McKinsey’s global Public Sector Practice and a member of their Partner Review Committee.
Diana served in the White House as Deputy Director of the National Economic Council and Deputy Assistant to the President on Economic Policy from 2009-2011. During her tenure, she led interagency processes and stakeholder management on a broad portfolio of economic initiatives, including financial reform, housing and innovation. Diana also coordinated stakeholder engagement around the passage of the historic Dodd-Frank Act and served as a member of the President’s Auto Recovery Task Force.
Prior to serving in the Obama Administration, Diana was the head of the McKinsey Global Institute. Under her leadership, the Institute published extensively on the topics of productivity; competitiveness and growth; global financial system evolution and capital market developments; labor markets; healthcare systems; and energy. Diana has a B.A. from Wesleyan University and holds an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.