Rohit Chopra

Visiting Fellow

Rohit Chopra is a Visiting Fellow at the Roosevelt Institute and is widely recognized for his expertise in consumer financial services and economic issues facing young people.

He also serves as Senior Fellow at the Consumer Federation of America. Rohit was previously the Assistant Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, where he oversaw the agency’s agenda on students and young consumers. He was also appointed by the Secretary of the Treasury as the agency’s first Student Loan Ombudsman, a new position created in the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act.

During his tenure, the agency led enforcement actions that secured hundreds of millions of dollars of relief for student loan borrowers, published widely-cited research on the student loan market, and established a state-of-the-art student loan complaint system. He later joined the U.S. Department of Education as Special Adviser to the Secretary.