Salvatore Antonio "Tony" Fratto

Tony Fratto

Salvatore Antonio "Tony" Fratto Partner, Global Head of Communications, Goldman Sachs, on Addressing ESG Pushback

Tony is global head of Corporate Communications. He is a member of the Firmwide Client Franchise Committee. Tony joined Goldman Sachs in 2022 as a partner.

Prior to joining the firm, Tony founded Hamilton Place Strategies (now Penta Group) in 2009 to bring an evidence-based approach to solving complex public policy issues. He subsequently directed the communications consulting firm’s business strategy, while leading client teams focused on highly regulated sectors, with a particular emphasis on finance and international economic policy. Tony also served as HPS’ chief policy advisor. In addition, he has appeared as an on-air contributor to CNBC Business News.

Prior to founding Hamilton Place Strategies, Tony worked at the White House as deputy assistant to President George W. Bush and principal deputy press secretary. In this capacity, he worked directly with the George W. Bush administration’s senior economic policy, national security and legal teams, communicating on international and domestic policy issues to national and foreign media. Previously, Tony was assistant secretary of the Treasury for Public Affairs, leading the administration’s communications strategy for addressing major economic policy issues, including tax policy and international development programs. Prior to that, he served in senior roles with three US Treasury secretaries.

Tony is incoming chair of the board of World Food Program USA and serves as a member of the board of the Center for Global Development. He is also a member of the Board of Visitors of the University of Pittsburgh’s Graduate School of Public and International Affairs and of the International Advisory Board of Fundação Dom Cabral in Brazil. In addition, Tony is a member of the Bretton Woods Committee and The Economic Club of Washington, DC.

Tony earned a bachelor’s degree in Economics from the University of Pittsburgh and attended the university’s Graduate School of Public and International Affairs.