Sameera Fazili is the Deputy Director of the National Economic Council in the Biden administration. Fazili oversees the Administration’s domestic competitiveness agenda, including efforts to secure an end-to-end domestic supply chain for high capacity batteries and energy storage. Before joining NEC, she served as the director of engagement for the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta’s community and economic development department. Fazili previously served as a senior policy advisor at NEC in the Obama administration, where she covered retirement, consumer finance, and community and economic development. Fazili has also worked at the Treasury Department on issues related to community development financial institutions, housing finance and small business finance. She was also a senior adviser and chief of staff to the Treasury’s Under Secretary for International Affairs. She was a clinical lecturer of law at Yale Law School and economic development clinic, where she helped start a CDFI bank and a local anti-foreclosure initiative and expanded the clinic’s work to international microfinance. Fazili is a graduate of Yale Law School and Harvard College where she received a Bachelor of Arts in social studies. Originally from Buffalo, she now lives in Georgia with her husband and three children.