Anne Shere Wallwork

Senior Counselor for Strategic Policy Office of Terrorist Financing and Financial Crimes
U.S. Department of the Treasury

ANNE SHERE WALLWORK is Senior Counselor for Strategic Policy in Treasury’s Office of Terrorist Financing and Financial Crimes (TFFC), where she is charged with identifying and developing strategies to address emerging and persistent money laundering and terrorist financing threats involving new payments mechanisms, while also facilitating financial inclusion and innovation.  In addition, she addresses fraud-related money laundering issues and is helping spearhead the U.S. Money Laundering Threat Assessment.  From October 2007 to March 2012, Ms. Wallwork served as TFFC’s Senior Counselor for Asia, and had primary responsibility for AML/CFT policy issues involving that region.  Ms. Wallwork served as the Treasury Department’s Senior Representative to National Counter-Terrorism Center (NCTC) from July, 2006 to November 2007 and was Deputy Director of Strategic Policy for Terrorist Financing and Financial Crimes from April 2004 to July 2006.  She helped lead the U.S. Government’s efforts to develop a comprehensive strategic approach to combating kleptocracy; helped drive the U.S. Government’s international efforts to trace and repatriate Iraqi assets worldwide; and chaired several interagency working groups that sought to recover the proceeds of foreign official corruption, including Liberian and Haitian assets.  A graduate of Yale Law School (Editor, Yale Law Journal) and Wellesley College (Phi Beta Kappa, Wellesley College Scholar), before coming to Treasury, Ms. Wallwork practiced law at Miller, Cassidy, Larroca & Lewin in Washington, DC and was a consultant for the World Bank.