Roel Campos

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Person.png Roel Campos  Rdf-entity.pngRdf-icon.png
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Harlingen, Texas
Alma materHarvard Law School, UCLA, United States Air Force Academy
SpouseMini Villarreal
Member ofThe American Academy in Berlin/Distinguished Visitors

Roel Clark Campos (born 1949) is an American business lawyer.

Early life and education

Campos earned his J.D. from Harvard Law School in 1979, his M.B.A. from the University of California, Los Angeles in 1972, and in 1971 earned his B.S. from the United States Air Force Academy.


He served as Securities and Exchange Commissioner between 2002–07 and is now a partner with the law firm Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP. Campos was named to then President-elect Barack Obama's economic advisory board and was considered a possible successor to former SEC chairman Christopher Cox.[1] He is a current member of the Committee on Capital Markets Regulation, an independent and nonpartisan 501(c)(3) research organization dedicated to improving the regulation of U.S. capital markets.[2] In 2008, Campos was appointed a member of the Board of Trustees of the International Valuation Standards Council, and in December 2011 as interim Chairman.