Michael leads Tiedemann Constantia’s business development strategy focused on the Middle East. He provides geopolitical and macroeconomic guidance to the firm and clients. Michael serves as a trusted advisor and manages senior relationships with family offices in the Middle East, Europe, and the United States. Michael also works with Tiedemann Advisors in a similar capacity. Up until 2017, Michael worked in senior diplomatic roles within the U.S. government, serving as a financial diplomat in Africa, Europe, and the Middle East. Most recently, he served as the first United States Treasury Attaché appointed to Qatar and Kuwait and opened the Treasury Department’s office in Doha, Qatar in August 2015. Prior to that role, Michael was the United States Treasury Policy Advisor for Europe, and has also served in a variety of roles in the U.S. Intelligence Community and in the Office of General Counsel at the U.S. Treasury. He worked closely with the National Security Council at the White House focusing on issues related to countering ISIS, Al-Qaeda, Iran, Ukraine/Russia, Syria, and North Korea. Michael earned a Juris Doctor degree from Boston University School of Law, a Master of Arts from Boston University’s Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies, and a Bachelor of Arts in History from George Washington University. Michael is also currently a Fellow at Harvard Kennedy School Belfer Center.