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Tom Cardamone

President & CEO

Tom Cardamone

President & CEO

Tom Cardamone is the President and CEO of Global Financial Integrity (GFI). Mr. Cardamone is responsible for the strategic planning and promotion of organizational goals and policy positions to key audiences, including high-level government officials, multilateral institutions and potential donors. He also leads GFI’s efforts to promote the concept of trade integrity, the use of blockchain technology to curtail illicit trade and trade-based money laundering, as well as calling for reimagining FinCEN to ensure the agency is positioned to address financial crime well into the 21st century.

Throughout his career, Mr. Cardamone has served as an analyst, consultant, project director and executive director to several non-profit organizations. He has advocated numerous policy positions related to increasing global financial security and transparency through appearances on CNN, CNBC, Canadian Broadcasting, as well as the New York Times, Wall Street Journal and Washington Post. He has delivered remarks on various policy issues to the UN, the OECD and has testified before the U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations.

articles by Tom Cardamone

A Piece of the Puzzle: Building Sudan’s Economic Future

Why the FACTI Panel should consider trade integrity

Ukrainian Real Estate Play in Cleveland Highlights Need to Know the Beneficial Owner

Need Funds for the SDGs? Tackle Trade Fraud

Global Financial Integrity Joins Addis Tax Initiative as Supporting Organization

Panama Papers Anniversary Is Opportunity to Underscore Severity of the Problem

Illicit Flows and Funding the SDG’s

GFI Engages, Third Quarter 2015

Offshore Interests Not Aligned with Africa’s Development Agenda

GFI Engages, Second Quarter 2015

Illicit Flows in the Poorest of Places

GFI Engages, First Quarter 2015

Addressing Illicit Financial Flows in the FfD and SDG Processes

The Hunt for Black Money

GFI Engages, Fourth Quarter 2014

GFI Engages, Third Quarter 2014

Opportunity Knocks to Address Illicit Financial Flows

The “Big Mo” in the Drive to Address Illicit Financial Flows

The Need for a Clear SDG Target on Illicit Financial Flows

Open Letter to the UN’s Open Working Group on Proposed Goal 16

GFI Engages, First and Second Quarter 2014

Developing Countries Are Being Undermined by Rich Nations’ Greed

Lawyers Link Tax Evasion and Human Rights

Assessing David Cameron’s G8 Agenda On Tax and Transparency

The Problem With Tax Havens

There’s No Good Reason to Allow Secret Tax Havens

Testimony by GFI’s Tom Cardamone before U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Global Implications of Poaching

Letter to the Editor: Re: Tax Me If You Can

Financial Transparency: A National Security Imperative

Is the Sun Setting on Tax Dodgers?

Global Financial Integrity Applauds World Bank Study on Illicit Financial Flows

GFI Launches Nationwide Campaign to Curb Illicit Funds at U.S. Banks