Advisory Board

Kenneth Barden

Kenneth Barden

Senior Governance and Anti-Corruption Officer

Prior to joining USAID, Barden was a consultant for international development projects, including ones funded by USAID, World Bank, UN, and Asian Development Bank.

Jonathan Brewer, Ph.D.

Jonathan Brewer, Ph.D.

Visiting Professor, King’s College London, UK

Dr Brewer is a visiting Professor at King’s College, London, an Associate Fellow at the Royal United Services Institute, London, and an Adjunct Senior Fellow at the Center for a New American Security, Washington, DC.

Bryan Early, Ph.D.

Bryan Early, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Political Science Department, University at Albany

Early is an Associate Professor in the Political Science Department, the Director of the Center for Policy Research (CPR), and the founding Director of the Project on International Security, Commerce, and Economic Statecraft (PISCES).

Debra Geister

Debra Geister

Principal Navigator Consulting Group, LLC

Ms. Geister has spent 15 years in a leadership role in banking compliance and in a vendor capacity. She launched Navigator Consulting Group, LLC. to help companies focus on identifying improved processes surrounding analysis and detection of risk and opportunities.

Tyler Hand

Tyler Hand

VP – Head of Global Sanctions and Interdiction Western Union

Tyler Hand is Western Union’s Vice President, Head of Global Sanctions and Interdiction. Tyler’s responsibilities with Western Union include overseeing the company’s Office of Foreign Assets Control and other government sanctions compliance programs.

Peter Jeydel

Peter Jeydel

Associate at Steptoe & Johnson LLP

Mr. Jeydel’s practice focuses on US economic sanctions and export controls, including the sanctions regulations of the Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), and the export control regulations of the Departments of Commerce and State.

Nadiya Nychay

Nadiya Nychay

Partner at Dentons

Ms. Nychay is a Partner at  the Brussels office of Dentons, and an expert on international trade law, dispute resolution, including in the WTO, and regulatory matters.

Jacqueline Santos

Jacqueline Santos

Senior Vice President Enterprise Compliance Bank Secrecy/Anti-Money Laundering and Sanctions at PNC Bank

Ms. Santos is responsible for Global Sanctions and AML Regulatory control programs at PNC Bank. As Senior Vice President and Enterprise Sanctions Officer, she is responsible for managing the compliance teams that support Sanctions Compliance.

Salvatore Scotto

Salvatore Scotto

Sanctions Compliance, Bank of China

Salvatore provides sanctions consulting services to financial institutions, law firms, US government, and commercial enterprises. He was the former Head of US Economic Sanctions at HSBC North America Holdings, where he built a comprehensive sanctions program with centralized client and transactional sanction alert clearing teams

Jan J.H. Verloop

Jan J.H. Verloop

Trade Control Officer (retired) at Shell International

Mr.Verloop graduated in Mechanical Engineering and Business Administration, before he joined Shell in 1975.Until September 2016, he was Trade Control Officer at Shell International.

Michelle Turner Roberts

Michelle Turner Roberts

Counsel Berliner, Corcoran & Rowe, LLP

Ms. Roberts is an associate in the export controls and sanctions practice at Berliner, Corcoran & Rowe. She counsels clients on export controls, economic sanctions, and related regulatory matters before the Departments of Commerce, Treasury, and State.

Victoria E. Fimea

Victoria E. Fimea

SVP Legal Counsel and Head of Regulatory Department North America Artex Risk Solutions, Inc.

Victoria E. Fimea is Senior Vice President, Legal Counsel and Head of Regulatory Department – North America, for Artex Risk Solutions, Inc.  She manages and leads the regulatory and claims departments and is a member of the senior management team.

Michael Bowes

Michael Bowes

Expert in civil and criminal “cross-over” work, Deputy High Court Judge, Head of Outer Temple Chambers

Michael Bowes QC is highly regarded as an expert in civil and criminal “cross-over” work. He is praised as “one of the few specialist criminal practitioners in this area” (Legal 500 2015). Michael is a Deputy High Court Judge (Queen’s Bench Division) and is a joint head of Outer Temple Chambers.