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Peter Goettler

Cato Institute
President & CEO

Peter Goettler is president and CEO of the Cato Institute.  He previously served as Managing Director and head of Investment Banking and Debt Capital Markets, Americas, at Barclays Capital, the investment banking division of Barclays Bank, PLC, retiring in 2008. He was chief executive officer for the firm’s businesses in Latin America and head of Global Loans and Global Leveraged Finance.  Goettler has served on the Board of the New York City-Southern New York chapter of the National MS Society since 2008, and chaired the board for the last two years.  He also serves on the board of the Atlas Network. Goettler is a graduate of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he received both his bachelors and master’s degrees in management, concentrating in applied economics, finance and marketing.