Sandra L. Thompson

FHFA Director

The Honorable Sandra L. Thompson was nominated by President Joseph R. Biden to serve as the Director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) and was sworn in on June 22, 2022.

Thompson has over 40 years of private and public sector finance experience, with expertise in supervision, consumer protection, risk management, and consumer outreach. Prior to leading the agency, Thompson served as Deputy Director of the Division of Housing Mission and Goals (DHMG) since March 2013, overseeing FHFA’s housing and regulatory policy, capital policy, fair lending, and mission-critical activities for the regulated government-sponsored entities of Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, and the Federal Home Loan Banks.

Before joining FHFA, Thompson worked at the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) for more than 23 years in a variety of leadership positions, including as Director of the Division of Risk Management Supervision.

Thompson is a graduate of Howard University in Washington, D.C.