Timothy D. Adams

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Timothy D. Adams
Timothy Adams, official portrait
Timothy Adams
Under Secretary of the Treasury for International Affairs
In office
July 2, 2005 – August 2, 2007
PresidentGeorge W. Bush
Preceded byJohn B. Taylor
Succeeded byDavid McCormick
Personal details
Timothy Dees Adams

(1961-10-31) October 31, 1961 (age 60)
Murray, Kentucky
Alma materUniversity of Kentucky

Timothy Dees Adams (born October 31, 1961, in Murray, Kentucky[1]) is president and CEO of the Institute of International Finance and former Under Secretary for International Affairs at the United States Department of the Treasury.[2]


Adams holds a B.S. in Finance, a Masters in Public Administration, and an M.A. in International Relations from the University of Kentucky.


In 1993, Adams co-founded the G-7 Group,[3] a Washington-based advisory firm.[citation needed] He later headed their Washington operation as managing director.[citation needed]

Adams served as Chief of Staff to both Treasury Secretaries Paul O'Neill and John Snow.[citation needed] Adams also served in the White House under the first President Bush at the Office of Policy Development.[citation needed] He served as Under Secretary of Treasury for International Affairs.[citation needed]

Adams served as managing director of The Lindsey Group, an economic advisory firm based in Washington, DC.[citation needed]

Adams is president and CEO of the Institute of International Finance (IIF), a position he has held since February 2013.[citation needed] The IIF represents more than 480 global financial institutions, including many of the world's largest banks, investment banks, and asset management firms.[citation needed]


  1. ^ "Adams, Timothy Dees, 1961-" at Library of Congress Authorities
  2. ^ "Tim Adams appointed to succeed Charles Dallara as IIF Managing Director". Retrieved February 14, 2013.
  3. ^ G7 Group official website. Accessed February 2, 2007.

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