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Introducing Mr. John Brandolino
Thursday, October 22, 2015
The ICCLR is pleased to welcome our newest Board Member Mr. John Brandolino, ex-officio representative of the United Nations Office for Drugs and Crime (UNODC).
John Brandolino joined the UNODC in October 2015 as Director, Division for Treaty Affairs. Prior to that, Mr. Brandolino served 15 years in a variety of management and senior advisor positions at the U.S. State Department's Bureau for International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL), most recently as Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary and Director for the Office of Anticrime Programs. In that capacity, Mr. Brandolino oversaw policy and technical assistance programs related to anti-corruption, anti-money laundering/counter-financing of terrorism, wildlife trafficking, transnational organized crime, cybercrime, and alien smuggling.
Before joining the Department of State, Mr. Brandolino helped develop and directed the American Bar Association/CEELI Criminal Law Reform Project; served as Assistant General Counsel for the Multinational Force and Observers; worked for the United Nations Development Programme in Poland; developed anti-corruption training programs for the United Nations Inter-regional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI); was counsel to two U.S. Senate investigations into corruption and mismanagement in federal programs; served as an aide to the Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives; and was Associate Counsel at a private Washington, DC law firm.
Mr. Brandolino holds a J.D. degree from Harvard Law School and is a graduate of Providence College. He is admitted to the Bars of Massachusetts and Washington DC.