Daniel Tannebaum is a nonresident senior fellow at the Economic Statecraft Initiative of the Atlantic Council’s GeoEconomics Center and a partner in Oliver Wyman’s Risk and Public Policy Practice, where he leads the Anti-Financial Crime Practice for the Americas and serves as the firm’s global lead on sanctions. Tannebaum provides regulatory crisis-management support to global financial institutions including banks, broker dealers, and money-services businesses. In addition, he provides strategic anti-money laundering and Sanctions Compliance Program support in program creation, remediation, transformation, and optimization.
An expert and speaker on financial crimes issues, Tannebaum is regularly interviewed by prominent print, television, radio, and online media outlets including American Banker, BBC, Bloomberg Businessweek, Bloomberg TV, CNBC, the Financial Times, the Guardian, MSNBC, the New York Times, Politico, the Wall Street Journal, and the Washington Post.
Prior to Oliver Wyman, Tannebaum was a partner at a global consulting firm and specialized in anti-money laundering and sanctions compliance. Previously, Tannebaum served as the head of compliance for the Americas and global sanctions champion at Travelex. In this capacity, he directed a staff of over thirty compliance professionals in the United States, Canada, and Brazil, and oversaw divisions including Retail/Wholesale Foreign Exchange, Corporate FX Payments, Prepaid Access, Travel Insurance, and a Brazilian Bank Holding Company.
Before joining Travelex, Tannebaum was the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) compliance coordinator for the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, where he advised the bank on OFAC issues. He began his compliance career as a compliance officer with OFAC at the US Department of the Treasury.
His notable achievements include receiving the Federal Bureau of Investigation director’s Certificate for Exceptional Service in the Public Interest in May 2007. Tannebaum was also appointed to the Indian Gaming Working Group in 2006, an interagency task force comprised of various federal law enforcement agencies providing advisement to the tribal gaming community. Tannebaum holds a BA from the George Washington University in political science.