Alex Levitov is a managing director at K2 Integrity who works with financial institutions, technology firms, and jurisdictional authorities to identify, assess, and mitigate risks associated with money laundering, terrorist financing, bribery and corruption, sanctions evasion, and other forms of illicit financial activity. He assists clients in developing counter-illicit financing regulations, guidance, policies, procedures, and risk assessment tools, with a focus on digital assets and other emerging technologies, cross-border payments, trade- and proliferation-related risks, and financial inclusion objectives. He has trained and advised financial sector supervisors, compliance officers, and front-line employees at all levels regarding global counter-illicit financing standards and best practices.
Prior to joining K2 Integrity, Alex was a principal in the financial crimes practice at Promontory Financial Group and previously served as a postdoctoral fellow at the Center for Ethics in Society at Stanford University.
Alex holds a Ph.D. in politics from Princeton University, where he held fellowships at the University Center for Human Values and the Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies. He received his B.A. in social studies from Wesleyan University.