Michael Greenwald is uniquely positioned at the intersection of geopolitics and finance. Currently, he is Director at Tiedemann Advisors, a multi-family office managing over $20 billion in assets, and Managing Director at Tiedemann-Constantia, a partner firm based in Zurich, Switzerland.
From 2015 to 2017, Michael was the US Treasury attaché to Qatar and Kuwait, serving in two presidential administrations and under three treasury secretaries, and held counterterrorism and intelligence roles requiring travel to over 20 countries. In this capacity, Michael was the principal liaison from the US Treasury to the banking sector in Qatar and Kuwait.
He was ultimately chosen to serve on the team that crafted sanctions against Russia, ISIS, and Al-Qaeda. Using his diplomacy background, he serves as a trusted advisor for Tiedemann, managing senior relationships with families and family offices globally. Given his experience with sovereign wealth funds and the private sector in the region, he leads business development in the Middle East.
Michael is a frequent speaker, writer and commentator on international security and the global economy. He is a Fellow at the Atlantic Council and the Harvard Kennedy School Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, where he has published over 30 articles on the future of the US dollar and the evolving global financial order. He has been featured on CNBC and given lectures at The Council on Foreign Relations, Harvard, Yale Law School and Stanford.
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. Michael earned a Juris Doctor degree from Boston University School of Law, a Master of Arts from Boston University’s Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies and a Bachelor of Arts, History from George Washington University. Originally from Brookline, Massachusetts, Michael resides in Palm Beach, FL with his wife.