Peter Richard Orszag (/ˈɔːrzæɡ/; born December 16, 1968) is an American banker and economist, and a Vice Chairman of investment banking and Managing Director at Lazard. He is also a columnist at Bloomberg View and a Nonresident Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution. Orszag previously served as a Vice Chairman of Corporate and Investment Banking and Chairman of the Financial Strategy and Solutions Group at Citigroup. Before joining Citigroup, he was a Distinguished Visiting Fellowat the Council on Foreign Relations and a contributing columnist for the New York Times Op-Ed page. Prior to that, he was the 37th Director of the Office of Management and Budget under President Barack Obama and had also served as the Director of the Congressional Budget Office. Orszag is a member of the National Academy of Medicine of the National Academies of Sciences. He serves on the Boards of Directors of the Peterson Institute for International Economics, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the Mt. Sinai Hospital, the Russell Sage Foundation, New Visions for Public Schools in New York, and Ideas42.