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Nate Sibley

Research Fellow

Nate Sibley is a Research Fellow at Hudson Institute’s Kleptocracy Initiative. His research explores the relationship between authoritarian regimes, transnational corruption and U.S. national security. He works closely with the U.S. administration and Congress to advance innovative policies that safeguard the U.S. financial system, target foreign corruption, and advance US global leadership.

Nate is co-author of three Hudson reports including Countering Global Kleptocracy and his work has been published in Foreign Policy, The Washington Examiner and The Washington Post among others. He has appeared on the BBC and CNN, and hosts Hudson’s Making a Killing podcast.

Nate holds an MA in International Relations from the University of St. Andrews and was called to the Bar of England & Wales in 2012.

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Targeting Putin’s Kleptocracy: A Strategic US Approach During Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine

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The invasion of Ukraine has revived interest in Russia’s kleptocratic governance model as a source of potential leverage to deter and punish Vladimi...

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Nate Sibley was quoted in National Interest about the FinCEN Files and global efforts to combat illicit finance.

Nate Sibley was quoted in Kyiv Post about Ukraine’s most publicized financial crime and PrivatBank’s attempts to recover $5.5 billion that went missing under former owners.

Nate Sibley was quoted in Foreign Policy about Congressional moves to reform the United States anti-money laundering system.

Nate Sibley was quoted in Foreign Policy about the U.S. Treasury’s ineffective system for responding to suspicious activity from emerging economies.

Nate Sibley was mentioned in International Consortium of Investigative Journalists about the role of accountants in keeping corporations financially honest.

Nate Sibley and Ben Judah cited by The Washington Examiner for their report on Kleptocracy enablers

Nate Sibley quoted in The Wall Street Journal on anonymous companies

Nate Sibley interviewed by Democracy and Freedom Watch on Russian corruption

Nate Sibley quoted in Hrmodske International on Russian Kleptocracy and the UK