Rahul Rekhi

Rahul is a Managing Director at Lazard in New York where he advises businesses, investors, and governments on a range of financial and strategic matters, including mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, capital markets, and related issues. His transaction experience spans the intersection of healthcare, technology, and consumer/retail as well as that of markets and public policy.

Outside of Lazard, Rahul directs the Next Bretton Woods Group at the Peterson Institute for International Economics, a global convening forum for rising leaders in economic and financial policy across the G20 economies. Previously, he served as a staff economist for the Council of Economic Advisers at the Obama White House, a consultant for the World Bank, and an advisor to England’s Chief Medical Officer.

Rahul has been named a Truman Scholar, World Economic Forum Global Shaper, Council on Foreign Relations Corporate Leader, Forbes 30 under 30, Economic Club of New York Fellow, Atlantik-Brücke Young Leader, BMW Foundation Responsible Leader, and one of Business Insider’s “top dealmakers in digital health,” and he has authored a range of articles, policy briefs, and book chapters on economic issues. He also serves on the board of the Schuyler Center for Analysis and Advocacy and the Lazard Foundation, and was an outside economic advisor for the Biden-Harris presidential campaign.

Rahul received graduate degrees from Oxford and the London School of Economics as a Marshall Scholar, and graduated summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from Rice University with degrees in engineering and economics.