Adjunct Senior Fellow, Energy, Economics and Security
Director, Tiedemann Advisors
Michael Greenwald is an Adjunct Senior Fellow for the Energy, Economics and Security Program.
He is Director at Tiedemann Advisors, Director for Digital Asset Education at Tiedemann and Managing Director at Tiedemann-Constantia, a partner firm based in Zurich.
Previously, Michael was the first US Treasury attaché to Qatar and Kuwait, acting as the principal liaison to the banking sector in those nations, while serving in two presidential administrations and under three treasury secretaries. He held counterterrorism and intelligence roles requiring travel to over 20 countries, and served on the US Treasury team that crafted sanctions against Russia, ISIS and Al-Qaeda.
Michael is a speaker, author and commentator on the global economy, digital currencies and contemporary art market. He is Deputy Director at the Trilateral Commission and a Fellow at the Atlantic Council and Harvard Kennedy School Belfer Center for Science & International Affairs, where he has published over 50 articles. In 2020 he published an Atlantic Council report, The Future of the US Dollar: Weaponizing the US Financial System. He has been featured in Barron's, Financial Times and on CNBC, and has lectured at Harvard, Stanford and the Council on Foreign Relations.
His philanthropic work has included: Chair of the US Holocaust Memorial Museum, Next Generation Board and various board work in the public and private sectors. He holds a JD from Boston University School of Law, MA from Boston University’s Pardee School of Global Studies and BA, History from George Washington. Raised in Brookline, MA, he resides in Palm Beach, FL with his wife and is on the Board of The Town of Palm Beach Investment Committee.
Recent Publications & News
CommentaryImagining a global digital wallet and the future it can hold
By Michael Greenwald
Press ReleaseCNAS Energy, Economics, and Security Programs Announces Three New Adjunct Fellows
By Dr. Go Myong-Hyun, Alex Zerden & Michael Greenwald