Ladan Archin is a Director at FIN. Ms. Archin mostly focuses on FIN’s Middle East clients, as well as the RASA services. Ms. Archin has over 15 years’ experience in the public and private sector and international organizations, conducting policy, strategy, finance, consulting, and project management. Ms. Archin spent two years in Dubai, UAE, where she led efforts to open Grant Thornton’s Global Public Sector office, while managing the legal, regulatory, financial and other daily aspects of the business.
Ms. Archin served as an Assistant Director at the United States Department of Treasury’s Office of Terrorism and Financial Intelligence, in charge of the Middle East, Africa and the Western Hemisphere. Ms. Archin was the Iran Country Director for the Office of the Secretary of Defense from 2002-2007.
Ms. Archin has also held positions at the International Finance Corporation (IFC) – the private sector arm of the World Bank, as well as the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.
Ms. Archin received a Bachelor of Science degree in Physics from the University of Massachusetts, conducted graduate studies in the Mathematics Department of Syracuse University, focusing on numerical analysis. She also holds an M.A. from the Johns Hopkins School of International Studies (SAIS), in International Relations and Economics.