Mr. Rickards is also an advisor on capital markets to the Director of National Intelligence and the Office of the Secretary of Defense, and is a visiting lecturer at Northwestern University and the School of Advanced International Studies at Johns Hopkins University.
He has delivered papers on risk at Singularity University, the Applied Physics Laboratory and the Los Alamos National Laboratory and has written numerous articles on risk management. Mr. Rickards has been interviewed in The Wall Street Journal and has appeared on CNBC, Bloomberg, Fox, CNN, BBC and NPR, and is an Op-Ed contributor to the Financial Times, New York Times and Washington Post.
Mr. Rickards has held senior positions at Citibank, Long-Term Capital Management and Caxton Associates. In 1998, he was the principal negotiator of the rescue of LTCM sponsored by the Federal Reserve. His clients include institutional investors and government directorates. Mr. Rickards holds an LL.M. (Taxation) from the NYU School of Law; a J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania Law School; an M.A. in economics from SAIS and a B.A. from Johns Hopkins.
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