|Henry M. Paulson|
|74th United States Secretary of the Treasury|
July 3, 2006 – January 20, 2009
|President||George W. Bush|
|Preceded by||John W. Snow|
|Succeeded by||Timothy Geithner|
|Born||March 28, 1946
Palm Beach, Florida
|Political party||Republican (United States)|
|Children||Henry Merritt Paulson III
Amanda Clark Paulson
|Alma mater||Dartmouth College, Harvard University|
Henry Merritt "Hank" Paulson Jr. (born March 28, 1946) was the United States Treasury Secretary from 2006 to 2009 and member of the International Monetary Fund Board of Governors. He previously served as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Goldman Sachs.
Paulson is co-chair with Tom Steyer and Michael Bloomberg for a report called Risky Business by a coalition of top U.S. political and economic leaders from the political left, right, and center on the dire economic consequences from climate change (global warming), from lost property to ruined crops.