M. Ron Wahid, Chairman, Arcanum Global

M. Ron Wahid

Chairman

M. Ron Wahid is the Founder and Chairman of Magellan Investment Holdings, an investment holding company with diversified interests in energy and natural resources, defense, financial services and technology.

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M. Ron Wahid, Chairman, Arcanum Global
M. Ron Wahid
Chairman
Ron Wahid is the Founder and Chairman of Magellan Investment Holdings, an investment holding company with diversified interests in energy and natural resources, defense, financial services and technology. In this capacity, he also acts as Chairman of Arcanum, a strategic intelligence company, and a wholly owned subsidiary of Magellan. At Arcanum, he is responsible for overall strategic direction of the Company and engagement of key stakeholders and senior leadership within the US Federal Government, Congress, military and Intelligence Community.

Mr. Wahid is an industry leader in the fields of business, finance and international security. Since founding the Company in 1996, he has grown it to a global enterprise with worldwide operations.

In 2006, alongside senior intelligence leaders from the U.S., U.K., France and Israel, he founded Arcanum to provide a host of bespoke strategic intelligence services to the U.S. government and governments allied to U.S. interests. In the 20 years since its founding, he has expanded Arcanum to become a leading provider of solutions within its field, with an executive leadership team that consists of senior decision-makers from the world’s most powerful intelligence, defense and government agencies. Under his stewardship, Arcanum’s reach continues to span the globe, with solutions being delivered from its offices in Charlotte (North Carolina), Dubai, Kyiv, London, Paris, Tel Aviv, Washington, DC, Warsaw, and Zurich.

Earlier in his career, Mr. Wahid worked in the U.S. Senate as a professional staff member on matters related to foreign policy, defense and national security. He has also served as a policy analyst on arms control. He was an advisor to the Bush-Cheney Transition team.

Mr. Wahid’s opinions and editorials are frequently published in the world’s leading publications, including The Wall Street Journal, Foreign Policy, The Washington Examiner, Defense One, Politico, USA Today, The Hill, The National Interest and Petroleum World. He has appeared as an expert commentator on CNBC’s Worldwide Exchange program and on Bloomberg TV Reports.

He is based in the Company’s Washington, DC office.
Admiral Dennis C. Blair, Senior Advisor to the Chairman, Arcanum Global

Admiral Dennis C. Blair

Senior Advisor to the Chairman

Admiral Dennis Blair comes to Arcanum having overseen 16 intelligence agencies as the senior-most U.S. Intelligence official, the Director of National Intelligence.

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Admiral Dennis C. Blair, Senior Advisor to the Chairman, Arcanum Global
Admiral Dennis C. Blair
Senior Advisor to the Chairman
Admiral Dennis Blair comes to Arcanum having overseen 16 intelligence agencies as the senior-most U.S. Intelligence official, the Director of National Intelligence. He has had a long and distinguished career in the U.S. Military, including as the Commander in Chief U.S. Pacific Command (CINCPAC). He is a renowned expert on Asia Pacific policy and issues.

Admiral Blair spent 34 years in the Navy, culminating in his position as Commander in Chief of the U.S. Pacific Command (CINCPAC), the largest of the combatant commands. Previously, Admiral Blair was Director of the Joint Staff in the Office of the Chairman of Joint Chiefs of Staff, and was seconded to the National Security Council, under Presidents Carter and Reagan.

Admiral Blair was the first Associate Director for Military Support at the Central Intelligence Agency.

After retiring from the Navy in 2002, Admiral Blair became president and CEO of the Institute for Defense Analyses (IDA), a Pentagon-funded research and development center which supports the Department of Defense, the Department of Homeland Security and the Intelligence Community.

Admiral Blair has served as director of both public and private corporations, including Tyco International, EDO Corporation (now incorporated into L-3 Inc.) and Iridium LLC (now a public corporation).

He currently presides on the boards of Freedom House, the National Bureau of Asian Research and the National Committee on U.S.-China Relations.

Admiral Blair has been awarded four Defense Distinguished Service Medals, three National Intelligence Distinguished Service medals, and has received decorations from the governments of Japan, Thailand, Korea, Australia, the Philippines and Taiwan.
LT. Gen Robert P. Ashley Jr., Senior Advisor to the Chairman, Arcanum Global

LT. Gen Robert P. Ashley Jr.

Senior Advisor to the Chairman

Lieutenant General Robert P. Ashley serves as Senior Advisor to the Chairman, providing strategic advice on all intelligence-related matters for Arcanum and its clients.

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LT. Gen Robert P. Ashley Jr., Senior Advisor to the Chairman, Arcanum Global
LT. Gen Robert P. Ashley Jr.
Senior Advisor to the Chairman
Lieutenant General Robert P. Ashley serves as Senior Advisor to the Chairman, providing strategic advice on all intelligence-related matters for Arcanum and its clients.  At Arcanum, General Ashley plays a pivotal role in strategic assessments and maintaining key stakeholder relationships with the Military and Intelligence Community.

Lt. Gen. Ashley served as the United States’ highest-ranking military intelligence officer in his capacity when he assumed the position of the 21st  Director of the DIA from 2017 to 2020, responsible to the Secretary of Defense for global security and risk management.

He has over 36 years of leadership, operational and combat experience in intelligence, global security, and risk management.

Prior to his appointment to head the DIA, Lt. Gen. Ashley served as the Army Deputy Chief of Staff, G-2, where he was the senior advisor to the Secretary of the Army and Army Chief of Staff on all matters of Intelligence, Counterintelligence and Security, and was responsible for the training, equipping, policy and oversight of the Army Intelligence Corps’ 58,000 soldiers and civilians. As part of this role, Lt. Gen. Ashley was Commandant for the Army’s Intelligence Center and Fort Huachuca in Arizona, where he trained more than 10,000 soldiers annually in multiple intelligence specialties including cyber, counter-intelligence, analysis, HUMINT, OSINT and reconnaissance collection systems.

Lt. Gen. Ashely’s other key assignments include the Director of Intelligence, United States Army Joint Special Operations Command (JSOC); the Director of Intelligence, United States Central Command (CENTCOM); the Deputy Chief of Staff (Intelligence) – International Security Assistance Force, Afghanistan; and Commanding General, the United States Army Intelligence Center of Excellence and Fort Huachuca, AZ.

With decades of active duty behind him, Lt. Gen. Ashley’s previous assignments include Fort Bragg, NC, Washington, D.C.; Fort Gordon, Georgia; MacDill Air Force Base, Florida; Izmir, Turkey; and deployments to Operation JOINT FORGE in Bosnia-Herzegovina, Operation IRAQI FREEDOM in Iraq and Operation ENDURING FREEDOM in Afghanistan. He has served at the company, battalion, squadron and brigade levels with combat tours in Iraq and Afghanistan as a squadron, brigade commander and J-2.

Lt. Gen. Ashley commanded the 206th Military Intelligence Battalion in Fort Gordon, Georgia; Intelligence Squadron, Office of Military Support, Washington, DC; and the 525th Battlefield Surveillance Brigade (Airborne), XVIII Airborne Corps.

Lt. Gen. Ashley received a BA in Political Science from Appalachian State University, an MA in Strategic Intelligence from the National Intelligence University (formerly known as the Defense Intelligence College) and an MA in Strategic Studies from the United States Army War College. His awards and decorations include the Defense Superior Service Medal (2OLC), Legion of Merit (1OLC) and Bronze Star Medal (2OLC). In addition, he has also earned the Parachutist Badge, Army Aviation Crewmember Badge, Army Staff Identification Badge and Australian Parachutist Badge.

He is based in the Company’s North Carolina and Washington, DC offices.
Maj. Gen. James B. Linder, Senior Advisor for Irregular Warfare, Arcanum Global

Maj. Gen. James B. Linder

Senior Advisor for Irregular Warfare

Maj. Gen. Linder, the former Chief of Staff of the U.S. Special Operations Command, brings with him more than three decades of direct command leadership around the world.

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Maj. Gen. James B. Linder, Senior Advisor for Irregular Warfare, Arcanum Global
Maj. Gen. James B. Linder
Senior Advisor for Irregular Warfare
Maj. Gen. Jim Linder serves as Senior Advisor for Irregular Warfare, providing strategic advice on Special Operations, Irregular Warfare and intelligence-related matters for Arcanum.

Maj. Gen. Linder, the former Chief of Staff of the U.S. Special Operations Command, brings with him more than three decades of direct command leadership around the world.

As Chief of Staff of USSOCOM, he successfully directed a staff of 2,200 personnel responsible for the resourcing and support of U.S. Special Operations Forces in combat and sensitive operations worldwide. His exceptional leadership and deep understanding of strategic intelligence and irregular warfare make him an invaluable asset to Arcanum.

Throughout his distinguished career, Maj. Gen. Linder has traversed a remarkable span of 71 countries including Europe, Southeast Asia, Africa, the Middle East, and Central and South America.

As a General Officer, he spearheaded the creation of groundbreaking capabilities, he assumed leadership and command responsibilities for all US special operations activities across the African continent, deftly engaging with US interagency personnel and African leaders to uphold and advance vital US national security objectives.

As commandant of the Army Center of Excellence, he brought his vision to the process of selecting and training Special Operations Forces. During a critical phase of transition, he commanded the entirety of US and NATO special operations forces engaged in combat operations in Afghanistan.

Most recently, in his role as Chief of Staff for USSOCOM, Maj. Gen. Linder achieved outstanding outcomes through effective management of a multifaceted and agile organization comprising 80,000 individuals. Overseeing a government operating budget of $13.4 billion, he consistently prioritized value-driven results, aligning the organization with its mission and objectives.

He is currently the President of Tenax Aerospace, a leading provider of special mission aviation and services.

Maj. Gen. Linder has a master’s degree in International Relations from Webster University and National Security and Strategic Studies from the US Naval War College.

He is based in the Company’s Washington, DC office.
MAJ. GEN. (Ret) James E. Kraft, Jr., Senior Vice President, Special Operations and Mission Support, Arcanum Global

MAJ. GEN. (Ret) James E. Kraft, Jr.

Senior Vice President, Special Operations and Mission Support

Major General (Ret) James E. Kraft, Jr. serves as Senior Vice President, providing leadership and expertise on Special Operations and Mission Support for Arcanum. MG Kraft has over three decades of elite military experience, marked by numerous high-risk deployments around the globe.

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MAJ. GEN. (Ret) James E. Kraft, Jr., Senior Vice President, Special Operations and Mission Support, Arcanum Global
MAJ. GEN. (Ret) James E. Kraft, Jr.
Senior Vice President, Special Operations and Mission Support
Major General (Ret) James E. Kraft, Jr. serves as Senior Vice President, providing leadership and expertise on Special Operations and Mission Support for Arcanum. In this role, he oversees strategic planning and execution of specialized operations, ensuring alignment with organizational goals. In addition, he is responsible for managing and optimizing support functions such as logistics, technology, and personnel to enhance mission effectiveness.  General Kraft manages key stakeholder engagements with various US Military Commands, including but not limited to SOCOM, CENTCOM, EUCOM, JSOC, SOCEUR and NATOR Special Forces.

He retired from the Army in 2022 as Commanding General of 1st Special Forces Command (Airborne).  Prior to that he served as Deputy Commanding General of XVIIIth Airborne Corps.

MG Kraft has navigated the world’s most challenging terrains and has held command positions in some of the most austere environments.

His distinguished career is characterized by over three decades of elite military experience, marked by a number of high-risk deployments around the globe.

His journey began with his graduation from the Special Forces Qualification Course in 1991, setting the stage for a series of pivotal roles in Special Forces and Special Operations Forces units during both peacetime and wartime.

Throughout his military career, MG Kraft undertook multiple deployments to conflict zones such as Afghanistan, Iraq, Syria, as well as missions across Central and South America. He assumed leadership roles as a Special Operations Task Force and Combined Joint Special Operations Task Force commander, providing exceptional guidance in the high-stakes theaters of Operation ENDURING FREEDOM-Afghanistan and Operation INHERENT RESOLVE – Iraq and Syria.

His contributions extend beyond the battlefield; he fulfilled key staff and operational assignments, including Director of Operations for USASOC, Chief of Staff for SFCMD (Airborne), Executive Officer to the commander of USSOCOM, Director of Operations for United States Forces Command/Combined Forces Command/United Nations Command - Korea, and Assistant Commanding General of Joint Special Operations Command.

As Commanding General of 1st Special Forces Command (Airborne), MG Kraft led a 22,000-person command, overseeing the readiness of the Army's Green Berets and active-duty Civil Affairs and Psychological Operations Soldiers. His tenure included leadership in the Joint and Combined counter Da’esh efforts in Syria, coordinating Coalition Special Operations Forces from 14 different countries, directing all U.S. Special Operations missions, and deploying 2,500 Soldiers and Special Operators to over 50 countries in support of U.S. interests abroad.

MG Kraft’s illustrious career has been honored with a multitude of awards and decorations, including the Army Distinguished Service Medal with two Oak Leaf Clusters (OLC), the Defense Superior Service Medal (3 OLC) with a Combat Device, the Legion of Merit (2 OLC), and the Bronze Star Medal. His exceptional achievements have earned him the Special Forces and Ranger tabs, as well as numerous badges, including Master Parachutist, Pathfinder, Air Assault, Expert Infantryman, and Combat Infantry.

MG Kraft holds a Master of Arts degree in National Security and Strategic Studies from the Naval War College and a Master of Science degree in Joint Campaign Planning and Strategy from the Joint Advanced Warfighting School – National Defense University.

MG Kraft’s appointment to Arcanum underscores the company’s preeminent standing in the field of strategic intelligence, reaffirming its commitment to delivering exceptional services to its valued clients.

He is based in the Company’s North Carolina and Washington, DC offices.
FIELD MARSHAL CHARLES R. L. GUTHRIE, Senior Advisor to the Chairman, Arcanum Global

FIELD MARSHAL CHARLES R. L. GUTHRIE

Senior Advisor to the Chairman

Field Marshal Charles Ronald Llewelyn Guthrie, Baron Guthrie of Craigiebank, GCB, LVO, OBE, DL, former Chief of the Defence Staff, comes to Arcanum having served as the leading figure in the U.K.’s military.

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FIELD MARSHAL CHARLES R. L. GUTHRIE, Senior Advisor to the Chairman, Arcanum Global
FIELD MARSHAL CHARLES R. L. GUTHRIE
Senior Advisor to the Chairman
Field Marshal Charles Ronald Llewelyn Guthrie, Baron Guthrie of Craigiebank, GCB, LVO, OBE, DL, former Chief of the Defence Staff, comes to Arcanum having served as the leading figure in the U.K.’s military; in his role as Senior Advisor, Lord Guthrie leverages his insights on security and defense matters, advising on risk management strategies and contributing to the overall decision-making within the company.

Field Marshal Guthrie provided leadership and direction to the U.K.’s Armed Forces over his long and distinguished career, first with the Welsh Guards in Germany and Northern Ireland, and then with the SAS in the Middle East, Malaysia and East Africa. He was also involved in the NATO Partnership for Peace after the fall of the Berlin Wall, which advised former Soviet satellites such as Poland, Hungary and the Baltic States how to restructure their forces to cooperate with NATO. This culminated in his appointment as Chief of General Staff, and later, his appointment as Chief of Defence Staff.

Lord Guthrie has held a number of senior staff appointments in the Army, including as Commander of the 1st British Corps, the Northern Army Group and the British Army of the Rhine (from 1992 to 1994), before becoming the Chief of the General Staff (from 1994 to 1997) and Chief of the Defense Staff (from 1997 to 2001). He served for ten years as Colonel Commandant of the Intelligence Corps and he was Colonel Commandant of the SAS from 2001 to 2010. He is currently Colonel of the Life Guards, Gold Stick to Her Majesty the Queen.

Since he left the Active List, he has been a Director of NM Rothschild and Sons from 2001 to 2011 and a Director of Sciens Capital, Colt Defense, Petropavlovsk and Gulf Keystone Petroleum in Kurdistan; a Council Member of the International Institute of Strategic Studies; a Visiting Professor and Honorary Fellow of King’s College London University; and Chairman of the Trustees of the Liddell Hart Centre for Military Archives at King’s College London.

He is Chairman of the Hospital of St. John and St. Elizabeth and St. John’s Hospice, Action Medical Research and the Federation of London Youth Clubs. He is Chancellor of Liverpool Hope University. Lord Guthrie is a Crossbench Peer.

He is based in the Company’s London office.
Hon. John Hannah, Senior Advisor to the Chairman, Arcanum Global

Hon. John Hannah

Senior Advisor to the Chairman

Honorable John Hannah was Vice President Cheney’s National Security Advisor and headed his Office of National Security Affairs.

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Hon. John Hannah, Senior Advisor to the Chairman, Arcanum Global
Hon. John Hannah
Senior Advisor to the Chairman
Honorable John Hannah serves as Senior Advisor to the Chairman.

He was Vice President Cheney’s National Security Advisor and headed his Office of National Security Affairs. During President Bush’s first term, he served as the Vice President’s Deputy National Security Advisor for Middle East Affairs.

During the Presidency of William J. Clinton, Mr. Hannah served as Senior Advisor to Secretary of State Warren Christopher, focusing on the Middle East, the Balkans and Russia, as well as the former Soviet Union. He also served in the administration of George H. W. Bush as a member of Secretary of State James A. Baker’s Policy Planning Staff, where he worked extensively on the collapse of the former Soviet Union and Warsaw Pact.

Outside of government, Mr. Hannah has also practiced law, specializing in international dispute resolution. He was also Deputy Director at The Washington Institute for Near East Policy.

Mr. Hannah, a Senior Fellow at The Foundation for Defense of Democracies, often writes and speaks on U.S. foreign policy. His articles have been published in The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal and Foreign Policy Magazine.

He is based in the Company’s Washington, DC office.
James Clad, Senior Advisor to the Chairman, Arcanum Global

James Clad

Senior Advisor to the Chairman

James Clad is a former U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense, and in addition to his role at Arcanum, he currently also serves as Senior Advisor for Asia at the Center for Naval Analysis.

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James Clad, Senior Advisor to the Chairman, Arcanum Global
James Clad
Senior Advisor to the Chairman
Mr. Clad serves as Senior Advisor to the Chairman.

Mr. Clad is a former U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense, and in addition to his role at Arcanum, he also serves as Senior Advisor for Asia at the Center for Naval Analysis.

Mr. Clad comes to Arcanum with 25 years of senior defense and foreign policy formulation and implementation experience, as well as energy consulting, from broad policy to specific outcomes. He was previously with the National Defense University in Washington, DC, where he mentored defense and security officials from the Maghreb to the Near East, Turkey, the Gulf and South Asia.

During the course of his career, Mr. Clad has held various advisory positions in the U.S. Intelligence Community. As U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Asian and Pacific Security Affairs from 2007 to 2009, Mr. Clad crafted defense and security policy in Asia and Australasia, coordinating combatant command relationships for over 25 Asian countries. He negotiated armed services support and logistic agreements with India, Indonesia and Sri Lanka and led Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD) negotiations with several major countries.

From 2003 to 2004, Mr. Clad was a National Security Detailee in Iraq. Prior to that he was Senior Counselor at the U.S. Agency for International Development, developing foreign assistance policy for a $15 billion annual aid budget and working to harmonize this with Australian, British, German and Japanese funding for Afghanistan, Indonesia, Iraq, Pakistan and Sudan. From 1997 to 2002, Mr. Clad was Director for Asia-Pacific Energy at Cambridge Research Associates, where he briefed clientele on Asia Pacific energy and risk issues including evolution, personnel and direction of national oil companies. This coincided with a Luce Foundation professorship of South and Southeast Asian Studies, at Georgetown University in Washington, DC.

He is based in the Company’s Washington, DC office.
CHARLES EBERLY, Executive Vice President Strategic Operations, Arcanum Global

CHARLES EBERLY

Executive Vice President Strategic Operations

Charles Eberly, a decorated former US Marine infantry officer, is Arcanum's Executive Vice President for Strategic Operations, supporting the CEO in all areas of strategic management for the Company worldwide.

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CHARLES EBERLY, Executive Vice President Strategic Operations, Arcanum Global
CHARLES EBERLY
Executive Vice President Strategic Operations
Mr. Eberly joined Arcanum in 2022. As Executive Vice President for Strategic Operations, he is responsible for supporting the CEO in all areas of strategic management for the Company worldwide, taking the lead on developing overall strategy and implementation of the Company’s initiatives and on high-level projects and operations with the US Military Command and NATO.

Prior to joining Arcanum, Mr. Eberly was Head of Power & Infrastructure at the leading frontier market-focused investment firm, CrossBoundary. He serves on the board of multiple businesses, including Xate Energia, the largest distributed power utility in Brazil.

Mr. Eberly started his career as US Marine infantry officer. He was awarded Navy & Marine Corps Achievement Medal for exceptional performance in leading an area to a historically low level of violence; other decorations include two Afghanistan Campaign Medals and the Korea Defense Service Medal. He serves as a NextGen Leader at the US Global Leadership Coalition.

Mr. Eberly has an MBA and a Master of International Affairs from Columbia University.

He is based in the Company’s Washington, DC and London offices.
Joe Murtaugh, Director of Special Operations & Mission Support, Arcanum Global

Joe Murtaugh

Director of Special Operations & Mission Support

Joe Murtaugh joined Arcanum after a two decades of distinguished service in the US Special Forces. He oversees mission planning, execution and risk management, ensuring efficient resource allocation across the company.

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Joe Murtaugh, Director of Special Operations & Mission Support, Arcanum Global
Joe Murtaugh
Director of Special Operations & Mission Support
Joe Murtaugh joined Arcanum after a two decades of distinguished service in the US Special Forces, having served both as Army Special Forces and as an elite Delta Operator.

In his current role at Arcanum, he oversees mission planning, execution and risk management, ensuring efficient resource allocation across the company and acting as advisor to the CEO on the firm’s strategic operations. He reports directly to the Senior Vice President for Special Operations and Mission Support

During his tenure with the 10th Special Forces Group (SFG) in Ft. Carson, CO, Joe held the position of Non-Commissioned Officer In-Charge (NCOIC) Special Forces Advanced Urban Combat (SFAUC). He was personally selected to lead the Troop for the Special Forces Crisis Response Force (CRF) due to his expertise in Special Operations. His responsibilities included coordinating multi-metropolitan urban training, resulting in a significant increase in operational capabilities.

Joe’s exceptional leadership also extended to his time with the 1st Special Forces Operational Detachment – Delta, Ft. Bragg, NC, where he served as Team Commander – Joint Special Operations Command (JSOC). He managed a Secretary of Defense directed initiative, leading a highly trained team in supporting strategic national goals.

Joe has been awarded the Bronze Star with Valor twice, the Bronze Star twice, the Joint Services Commendation Medal with Valor, and the Purple Heart.

He has a BS in Strategic Studies & Defense Analysis from Norwich University, Northfield, VT, where he graduated with honors (Summa Cum Laude). He holds a Top Secret-SCI Clearance.

He is based in the Company’s Washington, DC office.
Calvin R. Humphrey, Executive Vice President, Arcanum Global

Calvin R. Humphrey

Executive Vice President

Calvin Humphrey has the primary responsibility of managing client relationships at Arcanum. Mr. Humphrey also provides executive oversight on staffing, program details and communications during projects, thus bringing effectiveness to the flow of work.

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Calvin R. Humphrey, Executive Vice President, Arcanum Global
Calvin R. Humphrey
Executive Vice President
Calvin Humphrey is Executive Vice President. Mr. Humphrey provides executive oversight on staffing, program details and communications during projects, thus bringing effectiveness to the flow of work. He joined the Company in 2004, and has held senior management positions within the Company since then.

Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Humphrey had a distinguished career in the U.S. Intelligence Community culminating in several senior leadership functions. He was the Staff Director of the Committee on Homeland Security in the U.S. House of Representatives where he was responsible for developing strategies and policies to protect the U.S. against terrorist attacks, prioritizing risks through cost benefit analysis and managing investments in critical infrastructure protection across all sectors, including both domestic and international land, air and sea transportation.

In 1998, Mr. Humphrey was appointed by President Bill Clinton to serve as the Acting Assistant Secretary and Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary at the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Office of International Affairs. In this role, Mr. Humphrey developed and led the Department’s efforts to establish energy partnerships with Africa, South Asia and Southeast Asia. He was also charged with the responsibility of developing and implementing the DOE’s international programs, policies and activities relating to international energy security issues and international technology cooperation.

Prior to his service at the DOE, Mr. Humphrey was the Senior Counsel for the Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, U.S. House of Representatives, for 13 years. Mr. Humphrey distinguished himself on the Committee through his focus on counter-terrorism, counter-narcotics and the enhancement of human intelligence capabilities.

In recognition of his distinguished service for the U.S. Intelligence Community, Mr. Humphrey was awarded the Central Intelligence Agency’s (CIA) Agency Seal Medallion and the National Security Agency’s (NSA) Trailblazer Award.

He is based in the Company’s Washington, DC office.
Larry Henderson, Vice President & Head of Analytic Intelligence, Arcanum Global

Larry Henderson

Vice President & Head of Analytic Intelligence

Mr. Henderson, a former senior CIA executive, is the Vice President and Head of Analytic Intelligence for Arcanum, where he is responsible for the design and execution of intelligence analysis for private sector clients.

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Larry Henderson, Vice President & Head of Analytic Intelligence, Arcanum Global
Larry Henderson
Vice President & Head of Analytic Intelligence
Mr. Henderson is Vice President and Head of Analytic Intelligence for Arcanum, where he is responsible for the design and execution of intelligence analysis for private sector clients. He directs multi-source intelligence analysis by fusing the fast-growing open source environment with Arcanum’s on-the-ground access and influence. He brings over 25 years of distinguished service in the US Intelligence Community.

He has served in various leadership positions in the CIA, including as Chief of Intelligence Analysis for Europe and Eurasia Mission Center where he led the Agency's analytic mission examining regional wartime developments and their impact on European Allies among other geopolitical priorities.

He has held numerous other key positions within the Agency, including as: Chief of Intelligence Analysis, Western Hemisphere Mission Center; Intelligence Analysis & Operations Department Chief for South Asia Mission Center; Deputy Chief of Analysis South and Central Asia Mission Center; Chief of Staff of Middle East Warzone for the Directorate of Operations; Deputy Intelligence Analysis Group Chief at Counterterrorism Center. During his tenure, he served abroad on behalf of the CIA and the US State Department in a series of leadership roles in the Middle East and Eastern Europe.

Before joining Arcanum, he served as Program Director at the Center for Advanced Defense Studies (C4ADS), where he led a dynamic unit focused on mining big data and leveraging technology to produce data-driven reports for US and global partners. His achievements include overseeing the growth of a multi-million-dollar program focused on supply chain analysis and countering sanctions evasion; conducting analytic training for the Ukrainian Government; and leading a flurry of analytic investigations that led to a high volume of international sanctions designations for bad actors fueling conflict worldwide.

He received his MA in National Security Studies at Georgetown University.
Petra Sipe, Vice President & General Manager, Financial Intelligence Unit, Arcanum Global

Petra Sipe

Vice President & General Manager, Financial Intelligence Unit

Petra Sipe is responsible for leading, developing and managing client work relating to financial crimes, and analysis with a particular focus on forensic investigations, anti-money laundering, terrorist financing, asset tracing and recovery operations, sanctions, enhanced due diligence and business intelligence.

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Petra Sipe, Vice President & General Manager, Financial Intelligence Unit, Arcanum Global
Petra Sipe
Vice President & General Manager, Financial Intelligence Unit
Petra Sipe joined Arcanum in 2019 as Vice President & General Manager of Arcanum’s Financial Intelligence Unit. She is responsible for leading, developing and managing client work relating to financial crimes, and analysis with a particular focus on forensic investigations, anti-money laundering, terrorist financing, asset tracing and recovery operations, sanctions, enhanced due diligence and business intelligence. She reports directly to the Chairman.

She has nearly 20 years of experience in the financial sector, with a particular specialization in financial crime. She has extensive experience in the areas of international and domestic financial systems, financial compliance, as well as business development and management.

Prior to joining the Company, Ms. Sipe was Assistant Director of Forensic, Business Intelligence Services at Deloitte, based in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. In that capacity, she managed both government and commercial clients on a wide array of matters related to anti-corruption, anti-money laundering, sanctions, enhanced due diligence, business intelligence, asset tracing and forensic data mining on issues related to the MENA region. She was previously situated in Deloitte’s Washington, DC office, most recently serving as Senior Manager of Forensic, Anti-Money Laundering Practice. During that time she managed a staff of 30, focusing on AML, forensic investigations, forensic data mining and cross-border asset tracing investigations. She was responsible for researching and utilizing analytical tools to provide finished products on commercial due diligence, money laundering, proliferation schemes, and terrorist financing schemes in the U.S., the UAE and other jurisdictions.

Previously, she was an Investment Analyst at Sol Capital Management Company, an international financial advisory firm, where she managed the firm’s relationship with investment companies and conducted all of the firm’s domestic and offshore securities trading ($1.4 billion assets under management). She led business transformation efforts that promoted a greater flow of information between team members and resulted in improved efficiency and accuracy of the investment process.