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Tom Cardamone

Managing Director, Global Financial Integrity

Tom Cardamone is the Managing Director of Global Financial Integrity (GFI). In addition to building and leading an outstanding staff, his responsibilities at GFI include strategic planning, promoting organizational goals and policy positions to key audiences including high-level government officials and foundation executives, and identifying new revenue streams.

For two decades he has been an analyst, project director and executive director for, and a consultant to, several non-profit organizations. Prior to joining GFI, Cardamone was a consultant to non-governmental organizations in the areas of strategic organizational and program planning, development, and web site content. From 2000 to 2003 he was Executive Director of the Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation, a leading Washington, D.C.-based arms control organization.

During his career, Cardamone has advocated numerous policy positions on television, radio, and in print media including appearances on CNN, Canadian Broadcasting, and Swiss Broadcasting and in newspapers including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and The Washington Post. He has delivered remarks on various policy issues at the James E. Baker, III, Institute for Public Policy at Rice University, spoken at the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, and testified before the U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations. He was a contributing author for the book “War or Health: A Reader.”
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The Problem With Tax Havens

A tax haven (or "fiscal paradise" in french) seems like a benign, if rampant, breach of the law. It's just a matter of shifting money around, right? Except when a secret company/tax haven is used to shield the activities of a notorious African dictator. Suddenly, the mysterious offshore world no longer seems so harmless.
06/11/2013 12:08 EDT