Phil Rosenberg is a leader and subject matter expert with forty three years of experience in the forensic analysis of illicit financial transactions, including the development of strategic policy and actionable Financial Intelligence (FININT) for commercial & investment banks, multinational corporations, commodity trading firms, international law firms, the U.S., and foreign governments.
After 9/11/2001, Mr. Rosenberg served as the Chief of Financial Operations for the CIA National Clandestine Service where he helped the National Security Council (NSC) and U.S. Treasury create an inter-agency team from the CIA, NSA, FBI, Treasury, and the DOD Special Operations Command (SOCOM), which was recognized for excellence with the only A from the U.S. Congressional 9/11 Commission. In that capacity, Mr. Rosenberg created innovative new programs for the collection of financial intelligence focused on terrorism, counter-proliferation of weapons of mass destruction, transnational narcotics cartels, hostile intelligence services, and international organized crime. Mr. Rosenberg also represented CIA on the White House National Security Council Policy Coordinating Committee (PCC) for the creation and implementation of a successful strategic plan in the overt and covert financial war on terrorism, which synchronized and sequenced policy, diplomatic, law enforcement, intelligence, and military action against high value targets. After a successful career in the CIA, Mr. Rosenberg was a Director at Deloitte Financial Advisory Services LLP. At Deloitte, he focused on forensic financial advisory services for clients in global financial centers including commercial and investment banks, law firms, multinational corporations, institutional investors, high net worth individuals, the U.S. and foreign governments. Mr. Rosenberg’s expertise is in the collection and analysis of financial intelligence to assist in the assessment of global investment opportunities, and minimize risk for a broad range of private and public sector clients. This includes investment advisory services in the trading of and investment in precious & strategic metals, forensic financial analysis, competitive business intelligence, asset tracing & recovery, anti-money laundering (AML), foreign anti-fraud and corruption corporate (FCPA) investigations, and CFIUS regulatory compliance.He also has significant expertise in the development of offensive & defensive cyber, insider threat and technology systems for banks, corporations, governments, and law firms, which are designed to identify, locate, pre-empt, and prevent cyber operations by foreign governments, insider fraud, and international organized crime.
Mr. Rosenberg has significant experience working directly on FININT forensic investigations with the Chairmen, CEOs, Chief Security Officers (CSOs), Chief Information Officers(CIOs), and Chief Technology Officers (CTOs), of major global commercial and investment banks, commodity trading, energy, mining, and technology companies, including British Petroleum, SWIFT, and Western Union, in global financial centers. This includes assisting with forensic financial intelligence investigations in New York City, Miami, Francisco, Vancouver, London, Hong Kong, Macau, Singapore, Beijing, Shanghai, Paris, Frankfurt, Munich, Geneva, Zurich, Zug, Basel, Rome, Moscow, Saint Petersburg, Tel Aviv, Guernsey, Jersey, the Cayman Islands, Dubai, Cyprus, Bahrain, Qatar, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Luxembourg, Liechtenstein, Johannesburg, Mexico City, Panama, Caracas, Buenos Aires, Montevideo, Brasilia, and Rio De Janeiro.
Mr. Rosenberg has received several CIA awards including the Medal of Merit for High Risk Operational Activity, Two Directors Medals, The Deputy Director for Operations Donovan Award, the Counter-Proliferation Medal, the Counter-Terrorism Center Medallion, the Financial Operations Medal, the Information Operations Center Medal, the Iran Operations Division Medal, the CIA Distinguished Career Intelligence Medal, and Commendations from the President of the United States, Director of the FBI, the Secretary of Defense, the DNI North Korean Mission Manager, the Iran Mission Manager, and Under-Secretary of Treasury for Terrorism & Financial Intelligence.
Mr. Rosenberg also received a Deloitte Exceptional Performance Award for his performance in a complex four year forensic financial intelligence engagement for the senior leadership of a major international energy corporation.
Mr. Rosenberg is a graduate and active member of the FBI Citizens Academy which creates collaboration between the Bureau, the private sector, and non-profit organizations. He is also an active member of the Intelligence and National Security Alliance (INSA), the OSS Society, and the CIA Retired Officers Association (CIRA).
Mr. Rosenberg has a B.A. Magna Cum Laude from Washington University in St. Louis, and an M.A. in International Affairs from Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies(SAIS). As a CIA Senior Executive, Mr. Rosenberg also attended the Northwestern University Kellogg School of Management for advanced senior leadership training.
Recently, Mr. Rosenberg served as a Senior Vice president for Financial intelligence at Jefferson Waterman International, and Cutting Edge Technologies. At the present time, Mr. Rosenberg is a Senior Advisor for Financial Intelligence at the Chertoff Group, FTI Consulting, and the Risk Assistance & Exchange Network (RANE)