The Inaugural Peter G. Peterson Distinguished Lecture on National Security and Fiscal Policy: National Security, First Priority of Federal Financing, by Paul O'Neill (Video)
- Tuesday, April 19, 2016
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
300 Madison Avenue
New York, NY
- Event type
- Lecture / Panel
Event Transcripts and Video
Please join the Foreign Policy Association in welcoming the 72nd Secretary of the Treasury, the Honorable Paul H. O'Neill, who will deliver the Inaugural Peter G. Peterson Distinguished Lecture on National Security and Fiscal Policy, titled, "National Security, First Priority of Federal Financing."
The Honorable Paul H. O'Neill - Speaker
former U.S. Secretary of the Treasury
Paul H. O’Neill was 72nd Secretary of the U.S. Treasury, serving from 2001-2002.
O’Neill was chairman and CEO of Alcoa from 1987 to 1999 and retired as chairman at the end of 2000. Prior to joining Alcoa, O’Neill was president of International Paper Company from 1985 to 1987, where he was vice president from 1977 to 1985.
He worked as a computer systems analyst with the U.S. Veterans Administration from 1961 to 1966 and served on the staff of the U.S. Office of Management and Budget from 1967 to 1977. He was deputy director of OMB from 1974 to 1977.
H received a bachelor’s degree in Economics from Fresno State College in California, and a master’s degree in Public administration from Indiana University.
He was born in St. Louis, Missouri, on December 4, 1935.