Research Associates

Harrison Fregeau

Harrison is a full-time Research Associate at the Committee. Harrison also works as a Special Program Assistant at the Program on International Financial Systems. Prior to joining the Committee, he studied at the University of Connecticut, graduating magna cum laude from the Honors College with a BA in History, and a Master’s in Public Administration. Harrison is also a member of Phi Beta Kappa.

Robert Delaney

Rob Delaney is a first-year student at Harvard Law School. Rob graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point and commissioned as a military intelligence officer in 2013. He served overseas and at home in intelligence, law, and acquisition roles. At Harvard, Rob is active in the Harvard Business Law Review, Armed Forces Association, and Harvard Asia Law Society. He also works as a Research Assistant for Professor Hal Scott’s International Finance Course.

David Friedman

David Friedman is a second-year J.D. candidate at Harvard Law School. He graduated magna cum laude with a B.A. in History from Northwestern University in 2016. He also completed a Master’s degree in Modern British and European History at Oxford University in 2017. Last summer, he worked in the Office of the General Counsel at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

Cole Kosydar

Cole Kosydar is a second-year law student at New York University School of Law. Previously, he served as a research assistant to SEC Commissioner Robert Jackson and was a summer intern in the SEC New York Office. He graduated summa cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania with a B.A. in History and received an MSt in U.S. History from the University of Oxford.

Zachary Lenox

Zack is a graduate from Harvard Law School. Prior to law school, he worked in Sales and Marketing with Ford Motor Company. After his first year of law school, he worked in Legal and Compliance at Blackstone’s GSO Capital. This summer Zack is joining Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati in Palo Alto, CA. Zack received his B.S. magna cum laude from The Fisher College of Business at Ohio State University.

Jiayi Lin

Jiayi Lin is a first-year J.D. candidate at Harvard Law School. She received her B.A. with highest distinction in Economics and Political Science from University of California, Berkeley. Jiayi is also an editor at Harvard International Law Journal and a member of China Law Association.

Bobby Lindsey

Bobby Lindsey is a third-year student at Harvard Law School, where he is an Executive Editor for the Harvard Negotiation Law Review, and also serves as Executive Editor the Harvard Business Law Review. Prior to law school, he was a Mergers and Acquisitions Project Assistant at Sidley Austin LLP in Washington, DC, and an Asset Management Intern with UBS Financial Services. He received a BA in Government and Politics from the University of Maryland, at College Park in 2016.

Pratik Mehta

Pratik is a third-year student in the JD/MBA program at Harvard University. Prior to graduate school, Pratik worked for four years as a private equity associate at JLL Partners and an investment banking analyst at Evercore. Pratik received his B.S. summa cum laude from the NYU Stern School of Business.

Caroline Shinkle

Caroline is a second-year student at Harvard Law School, where she is President of the Tax Law and Financial Regulation Students’ Association and the Harvard Law Golf Club, as well as a Senior Editor of the Harvard Business Law Review. She recently completed a placement at the Bank for International Settlements in Basel, Switzerland. Prior to law school, Caroline worked as a Senior Research Assistant in the Division of Supervision & Regulation in the Stress Testing Section at the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System in Washington, D.C. Caroline graduated from MIT in 2015 with a B.S. in Economics and minors in Finance and French and was honored with MIT’s Future Global Leader Award.

Hugh Verrier

Hugh Verrier is a joint degree student pursuing a Master of Public Policy degree at Harvard Kennedy School and a JD at Harvard Law School. Prior to this, Hugh spent several years as a staffer on various political campaigns across the country. Hugh received his undergraduate degree at St. John’s College in Annapolis, Maryland, and has a Master of Philosophy degree from the University of Cambridge.


Ryan Chan-Wei

Ryan is a Master of Laws candidate at Harvard Law School, where he is focusing his studies on financial regulation and FinTech. He is also a mediator with the Harvard Mediation Program. His relevant experience includes work as a research assistant at the University of Oxford and as an intern at the Monetary Authority of Singapore. He is a graduate of the University of Oxford, where he earned a BA (Hons) in Jurisprudence.