February 24, 2014
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WASHINGTON, DC – Global Financial Integrity announced today that Arvinn Eikeland Gadgil has joined its Advisory Council. GFI, a research and advocacy organization based in Washington DC, will benefit from Mr. Gadgil’s experience working to promote economic development and curtail illicit financial flows at the highest level.
Mr. Gadgil is Director of Partnerships and Policy at the Norwegian Refugee Council in Oslo. Prior to his appointment in January 2014 he was Norway’s Deputy Minister for International Development from April 2012 to December 2013. Previously, he was Political Advisor to the Minister of Development. From 2006–2007 he worked in the South Asia and Afghanistan section in the Ministry for Foreign Affairs. Mr. Gadgil has also been posted to Afghanistan and worked for Development Fund Norway.
Raymond Baker, President of Global Financial Integrity, said, “We could not be more pleased to welcome Arvinn Eikeland Gadgil to our advisory council. He has worked tirelessly to help developing countries build more robust, transparent economies. We look forward to receiving his guidance on how we can better craft and pursue our global agenda on curtailing illicit financial flows.”
The other members of GFI’s Advisory Council are Kenneth M. Jensen, Eva Joly, Robert M. Morgenthau, Moisés Naím, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala and John C. Whitehead.
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Global Financial Integrity (GFI) is a Washington, DC-based research and advocacy organization, which promotes transparency in the international financial system as a means to global development.
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