Dr. Eric S. Belsky, Ph.D., has served as Director of the Division of Consumer and Community Affairs at the Federal Reserve Board of Governors since August 2014. A specialist in housing finance, economics and policy, Dr. Belsky brings 20 years of experience to the Division. He oversees the Federal Reserve’s work in consumer-focused supervision, research, and policy analysis, with the aim of promoting a fair and transparent consumer financial services marketplace and effective community development. Before joining the Federal Reserve Board, he served as managing director of the Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University. Dr. Belsky also held the positions of director of Housing Finance Research at Fannie Mae, senior economist at the National Association of Home Builders, and taught at both Harvard University and the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. In addition, in 2001 and 2002, Belsky served as research director for the bipartisan Millennial Housing Commission established by the Congress of the United States.