Katherine Mansted is a visiting fellow at the German Marshall Fund’s Alliance for Securing Democracy and the senior adviser for public policy at The Australian National University’s National Security College. Katherine regularly writes and presents for Australian policy and national security professionals on the impact of technology on democracy, strategy, and international relations. She also co-hosts the "National Security Podcast" on policyforum.net, and she is a non-resident fellow at Harvard’s Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs. Previously, Katherine has worked as an adviser to a cabinet minister, a commercial solicitor, and law clerk in Australia’s High Court. She holds a Master in Public Policy from the Harvard Kennedy School, where she studied as a General Sir John Monash Scholar, and Bachelors of Laws and International Relations from Bond University, where she graduated with the University Medal in Law.
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Joshua Kirschenbaum is a visiting senior fellow at GMF’s Alliance for Securing Democracy, focusing on illicit finance. Josh joined GMF from the Treasury Department, where he worked from 2011 to 2018. He served as acting director of the Office of Special Measures at Treasury’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network, overseeing international money laundering investigations under Section 311 of the USA PATRIOT Act. Previously, Josh worked on Iran sanctions at Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control. He received a master’s degree in international security from Georgetown University and a bachelor’s degree in public policy from Northwestern University.