Megan Leary is an International Economist at the U.S. Department of the Treasury and is responsible for economic and financial matters involving a portfolio of European countries, including Germany and Greece. Megan previously served as the G-20 Coordinator during the Chinese and German G-20 presidencies, preparing senior Treasury officials on issues ranging from the global economy to international taxation. During the global financial crisis, Megan worked in the U.S. Treasury’s Markets Room, where she was responsible for briefing senior Treasury officials on financial market developments and served as a specialist on the U.S. mortgage backed securities market. Megan earned a B.A. in economics and political science from Pennsylvania State University.
She is a 2017-2018 participant in AICGS’ project “A German-American Dialogue of the Next Generation: Global Responsibility, Joint Engagement,” sponsored by the Transatlantik-Programm der Bundesrepublik Deutschland aus Mitteln des European Recovery Program (ERP) des Bundesministeriums für Wirtschaft und Energie (BMWi).