Robert Weissman

Robert Weissman is president of Public Citizen, a national nonprofit consumer advocacy organization. He is an expert on economics, health care, trade and globalization, intellectual property and regulatory policy, and issues related to financial accountability and corporate responsibility. He is a staunch public interest advocate and activist, as well as an expert on a wide variety of issues ranging from corporate accountability and government transparency, to trade and globalization, to economic and regulatory policy. Weissman has spearheaded the effort to loosen the chokehold corporations and the wealthy have over our democracy, fight against Wall Street greed and recklessness that caused the global financial crisis, curb climate change, and push for a single-payer, Medicare-for-All health care system.