Archana Bae is a Senior Associate with the Financial Integrity Network. Prior to joining FIN, Archana served as the US Head of Sanctions Investigations at HSBC Bank where she built and led a team that investigated and reported on OFAC sanctions issues for HSBC globally. A seasoned professional with nearly 17 years in both the public and private sectors, Archana has experience in a variety of disciplines including countering illicit finance, intelligence analysis, foreign investment and acquisition risks, counterterrorism, countering transnational organized crime, counternarcotics, and counterintelligence.
Archana has collaborated closely with domestic and international banking and government partners in furthering the global mission to counter illicit finance. Additionally, in the fall of 2016, Archana served as adjunct faculty for the Masters of Intelligence Analysis program at the Johns Hopkins University, teaching a course on Terrorism Studies.