Derek Kirkland "worked in the Financial Institution Group (FIG) at Morgan Stanley for 22 years, in New York, London and San Francisco, acting as co-head of the group from 2003 to 2007. FIG is the largest industry coverage group in the Investment Banking Division. Prior to joining Morgan Stanley in 1986, Derek was Director of Card Marketing at American Express (1984 to 1986) and a consultant at Booz Allen Hamilton (1982 to 1984). Derek holds a Master in Public Policy (MPP) degree from the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University, where he was a JFK Scholar in 1983, and a B.A. from Princeton University, from which he graduated Phi Beta Kappa and Summa Cum Laude in 1979. Currently a board member of The Hughes Foundation and the Progressive Book Club, Derek has been active on numerous charitable boards over the last decade. Derek is married to Lisa Hammersly, has three children and lives in New York City."