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Michael Greenwald

New York, NY, USA


Tiedemann Advisors

Michael Greenwald


Michael Greenwald is Director at Tiedemann Advisors and Managing Director at Tiedemann-Constantia. He leads Tiedemann’s business development in the Middle East, providing geopolitical and macroeconomic guidance to the firm and its clients. He serves as a trusted advisor and manages senior relationships with family offices in the Middle East, Europe, and the United States.

Prior to joining Tiedemann, Michael held senior national security positions at the US Treasury, working with Africa, Europe, and serving as a financial diplomat in the Middle East spanning three administrations. From 2015 to 2017, Michael served as the U.S. Treasury attaché to Qatar and Kuwait, the Department’s senior-most representative to both countries. He also held counterterrorism and intelligence roles in the US government, traveling to over 20 countries in Africa, Europe, and the Middle East. He was part of the Treasury team that crafted sanctions against Russia.

Michael is a frequent speaker, writer, and commentator on international security, the Middle East, and illicit finance issues. He has given lectures at The Council on Foreign Relations, Harvard University, Yale Law School, and Northwestern Business School, Doha. His range of business interests include: Fellow, Harvard Kennedy School’s Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs; Senior Member, Atlantic Council; Board Member of Halo Maritime Defense Systems and Aspen Institute, Vanguard Society of Fellows. He also serves as Deputy Director of the Trilateral Commission North America Group.

Michael's philanthropic positions include: Chair, US Holocaust Memorial Museum, Next Generation Board; Senior Advisor, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute; National Board Member & Chairman of the Finance Committee, Susan G Komen Foundation.

Michael Greenwald’s Newsfeed

The effect of US Sanctions on the Iran-Iraq Alliance

Michael Greenwald, fellow at Harvard Kennedy School’s Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs & senior adviser to Atlantic Council President and Chief Executive Officer Frederick Kempe, discusses the effects of possible US sanctions being imposed on Iraq. 

Tiedemann Advisors and Constantia Partners launch Tiedemann Constantia

“The opening of our Zurich office represents another milestone in our strategy to become a leading and preeminent, privately owned global wealth management firm that serves high-net-worth families and family offices across the globe,” said Michael Tiedemann, Co-Founder and CEO of Tiedemann Advisors

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Michael Greenwald’s Background

2020 - Present
New York, NY, USA
Founded in 1999, Tiedemann Advisors is one of the largest independent investment and wealth advisors for high-net-worth individuals, trusts, families foundations & endowments. Michael provides geopolitical, and macroeconomic guidance to the firm and clients. Michael serves as a trusted advisor and manages senior relationships with family offices in the United States, Middle East & Europe.
Managing Director
2019 - Present
Zürich, CH
Tiedemann Constantia offers a comprehensive set of wealth management services, with the security and sophistication that can only come with decades of experience. Based in Switzerland and working internationally, we devote all our talent and integrity to helping you achieve your goals.
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Other Business Interests

Public Speaking
A frequent speaker on international security, the Middle East and illicit finance issues, Greenwald's past speaking engagements include appearances on CNBC, lectures at the Council on Foreign Relations, the Aspen Institute, the Atlantic Council, Harvard University, Yale Law School, Stanford, Columbia University, and Northwestern Business School in Doha. Click on logo for more information.

Current Non-Executive Positions

Deputy Executive Director of North America
Oct 2018 - Present
Washington, DC, USA
The Trilateral Commission was formed in 1973 by private citizens of Japan, Europe and North America to foster closer cooperation among these core industrialized areas, with shared leadership responsibilities in the wider international system.
Adjunct Professor
Jan 2018 - Present
Boston, MA, USA
The Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies is their newest School. Established in 2014 by bringing together a number of long-established programs in international and regional studies. Greenwald is an Adjunct Professor teaching Global Policy: Financial Warfare. He also teaches The New Normal of Economic Statecraft in the Middle East.
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National Board Member, Chairman Finance Committee
May 2018 - Present
Dallas, TX, USA
The Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation was set up by Susan's sister Nancy in honour of her death from breast cancer. They lead the way in groundbreaking research, community health intitiatives and advocacy programs.
Special Advisor on International Affairs to President & CEO Dr Laurie Glimcher
Mar 2018 - Present
Boston, MA, USA
The Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is committed to providing expert, compassionate care to children and adults with cancer, whilst advancing the understanding, treatment, cure and prevention of cancer & related diseases. Michael is special advisor to Dr. Laurie Glimcher.
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Jan 2020 - Present
New York, NY, USA
Michael Greenwald, former U.S. Treasury Attaché, and CNBC’s Michelle Caruso-Cabrera join ‘The Exchange’ to discuss the U.S.-Iran relationship and what’s next for the conflict.
Guest Speaker
Oct 2019 - Present
Washington, DC, USA
MIchael Greenwald discusses the future of sanctions and financial warfare. He explains how to measure the effectiveness of these tools and why they need to be updated for an era of great power competition.
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Nov 2019 - Present
New York, NY, USA
Michael Greenwald and his colleague Kent Insley discuss and analyze the effects that geopolitical events have on market stability and investments, both at home and abroad.
Contributing Writer
Oct 2019 - Present
Washington, DC, USA
Michael Greenwald discusses the recent sanctions imposed on Turkey and how this affects Turkey’s relationship with the US and NATO.
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Michael Greenwald’s Education

Juris Doctor Law
2007 - 2010
MA International Relations/National Security
2006 - 2007
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