Zachary K. Goldman is Executive Director of the Center on Law and Security, an Adjunct Professor of Law at NYU School of Law, and a Senior Adviser to the Financial Integrity Network. During previous government service, Zachary was a policy advisor in the US Department of the Treasury’s Office of Terrorism and Financial Intelligence, where he was the subject matter expert on terrorist financing in the Arabian Peninsula, and worked on the development of Iran sanctions policy. Zachary also served at the US Department of Defense as a Special Assistant to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.
In the private sector, Zachary worked in the litigation department of Sullivan & Cromwell LLP in New York.He has published on national security strategy, financial sanctions, cybersecurity, counterterrorism, and US foreign policy in outlets such as The New York Times, Foreign Affairs, The Financial Times Chinese, Political Science Quarterly, Cold War History, The Atlantic, The Diplomat, The National Interest, and others. He is the co-editor, with Samuel Rascoff, of Intelligence Oversight: A Global View, an edited volume on comparative approaches to the oversight of intelligence agencies published by Oxford University Press in 2016.
Zachary is a Term Member of the Council on Foreign Relations, an Adjunct Senior Fellow at the Center for a New American Security, and a member of the Advisory Committee to the American Bar Association’s Standing Committee on Law and National Security. He received his JD from New York University School of Law, his Masters in International Relations from the London School of Economics, and his BA from Harvard University.