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.