Stanley Fischer
Born in:
Zambia

Born to a Jewish family in Northern Rhodesia (now Zambia), Stanley Fischer is the vice chair of the U.S. Federal Reserve System and since 2014, the vice chairman of the U.S. Federal Reserve Board of Governors. Previously, he served as governor of the Bank of Israel and as chief economist at the World Bank. He earned undergraduate and graduate degrees in economics from the London School of Economics. Updated July 2015