Wikistrat Expert Nir Artzi

Nir Artzi

AML/CFT Consultant and Technical Assistance Advisor

Nir Artzi is an Anti-Money Laundering and Countering the Financing of Terrorism (AML/CFT) consultant and technical assistance advisor working with international organizations such as the IMF and the OSCE. Nir is assisting in the development of the IMF’s AML/CFT National Risk Assessment tool and is the author of the OSCE handbook on preparing for National Risk Assessments and a report on leveraging Anti-Money Laundering regimes to combat human trafficking.

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Biography
Nir Artzi is an Anti-Money Laundering and Countering the Financing of Terrorism (AML/CFT) consultant and technical assistance advisor. Working with international organizations such as the IMF and the OSCE, governments, and private industry, Nir focuses on analyzing the financial aspects of international crime and terrorism and assessing AML/CFT measures, national risks, legislation, and international sanctions. Among others, Nir is assisting the development of the IMF’s AML/CFT National Risk Assessment tool and is the author of the OSCE handbook on preparing for National Risk Assessments and a report on leveraging Anti-Money Laundering regimes to combat human trafficking.

Prior to his work with the IMF and the OSCE, Nir completed a project on international armed groups for the Swedish Ministry of Defense and was a Senior Analyst and Director at The AML/CFT Group, a research consultancy focusing on financial integrity. While at The AML/CFT Group, he managed an IMF-funded project on AML/CFT effectiveness and analyzed AML/CFT issues for international organizations, governments, and private sector clients.

Nir has a Master of Science in Foreign Service from Georgetown University and degrees in Law and Political Science from Tel-Aviv University. His background also includes research on Hezbollah at the Council on Foreign Relations, on the Middle East peace process at Brookings, and on U.S. national security system at The Project on National Security Reform, as well as a Congressional internship.

Wikistrat Analytic Community
Nir Artzi is a Senior Analyst in Wikistrat’s Analytic Community

Academic Qualifications:
MS in Foreign Service from Georgetown University LL.B from Tel-Aviv University

Areas of Expertise:
AML/CFT Systems
Middle East
Counter-Terrorism
Economic Risk Analysis

Contact:
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