News Release: SEC Appoints AFR’s Andrew Park to Investor Advisory Committee

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June 3, 2022

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SEC Appoints AFR’s Andrew Park to Investor Advisory Committee

Washington, D.C. – The Securities and Exchange Commission has appointed Andrew Park, senior policy analyst at Americans for Financial Reform, to its Investor Advisory Committee, where he will serve a 4-year term providing expertise to the agency on a wide range of issues. 

“Andrew Park has been a valuable voice at AFR in our work towards an equitable financial system where investors have the right protections, insiders cannot game the system, and capital markets serve more than the goal of increasing Wall Street profitability,” said Lisa Donner, executive director at Americans for Financial Reform. “We are pleased his voice will be heard by those who have the power to pursue reform in the public interest.” 

Established in 2010 under the Dodd-Frank Act, the Investor Advisory Committee advises the SEC on regulatory priorities and various initiatives to help protect investors and promote the integrity of U.S. securities markets. 

Park previously worked on Wall Street, most recently as a financial writer for seven years covering a range of issues including leveraged finance, securitized products industries, residential mortgage-backed securities, corporate debt, private equity industry, and hedge funds. He began his career at Pacific Investment Management Company (PIMCO). At AFR, Park has focused on policies affecting private equity and hedge funds, along with novel financial instruments such as special-purpose acquisition companies. 

“Having financial markets that treat investors fairly and support the real economy is part of AFR’s mission and engagement with the SEC is a high priority,” Park said. “I am honored to serve in this esteemed group.”

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