Ben Bernanke Former Federal Reserve Chairman Share Share Share via LinkedIn Share via Facebook Share via Twitter Share via Email Add Add Download Download Print Print Dr. Bernanke is a senior advisor to PIMCO and a Distinguished Senior Fellow in Economic Studies at the Brookings Institution. He contributes his views and insights on the economy to PIMCO's investment process and engages periodically with clients. Prior to becoming an advisor to PIMCO in April 2015, he was Chair of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve from February 2006 through January 2014. He served as Chair of the President’s Council of Economic Advisers in 2005. Dr. Bernanke was a Professor of Economics at Princeton University from 1985 to 2002. He is a 2022 Nobel Laureate in Economic Sciences. He has published articles on a variety of economic and monetary issues and is the author of several scholarly books and two textbooks. He holds a Ph.D. in economics from MIT and a bachelor’s degree from Harvard University.