Jack Blum is an attorney widely recognized for his specialization in the fields of international finance, tax havens, and money laundering. He is a former investigator for the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations as well as the Subcommittee on Narcotics, Terrorism, and International Operations. He has worked as a staffer for many prominent members of Congress, including Senator John Kerry.
John G. Heimann
John G. Heimann is Chairman of the Financial Stability Institute of the Council on Foreign Relations. From 1977-1981, Mr. Heimann served as the Comptroller of the Currency. He is a board member of the French-American Foundation and the American Ditchley Foundation. Mr. Heimann is an emeritus member of the Group of Thirty.
Kenneth M. Jensen
Kenneth M. Jensen is associate director of the American Center for Democracy for its Economic Warfare Institute. In that capacity, he produces daily the EWI Blog and Digest on economic threats to Western democracies. He was a founding staff member of the United States Institute of Peace and, ultimately, its research director. He was founding CEO of the American Committees on Foreign Relations and is a life member of the Council on Foreign Relations.
David S. Landes
David S. Landes is a professor emeritus of Economics at Harvard University. He is a retired professor of history at George Washington University, as well as the author of "The Wealth and Poverty of Nations: Why Some are So Rich and Some So Poor."
Robert M. Morgenthau
Robert M. Morgenthau, recipient of GFI's 2009 Award for Exemplary Leadership, served as the Manhattan district attorney for 35 years. In his tenure Mr. Morgenthau presided over numerous investigations into illicit banking and financial practices. As recently as January of 2009, his office uncovered a data-stripping practice by which Iranian banks were illegally shifting billions of dollars through American financial institutions in order to bypass international sanctions.
Moisés Naím is the Editor in chief of Foreign Policy magazine. In the late 1980s and early 1990s, Mr. Naím served as Venezuela’s Minister of Trade and Industry, where he helped implement major economic reforms. He was a professor and dean at Instituto de Estudios Superiores de Administración. Mr. Naím is also currently the director of projects on economic reforms on Latin America at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.
Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala is a globally renowned Nigerian economist and currently Finance Minister of Nigeria. Prior to her current position she was a Managing Director of the World Bank. Ms. Okonjo-Iweala is a fellow at the Brookings Institution and is on the Board of Directors of the World Resources Institute.
John C. Whitehead
John C. Whitehead is the Chairman of the World Trade Center Memorial Foundation. He is the former Chairman of both Goldman, Sachs & Co and the Board of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. Mr. Whitehead served as the Deputy Secretary of State under President Reagan. He is currently an Honorary Trustee of the Brookings Institution.