Assistant Secretary for Terrorist Financing
Daniel L. Glaser was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on May 27, 2011 to serve as Assistant Secretary for Terrorist Financing and Financial Crimes in the Office of Terrorism and Financial Intelligence. As Assistant Secretary, Glaser is responsible for helping to formulate and coordinate counterterrorist financing and anti-money laundering policies and strategies for the Department.
Glaser served previously as Treasury’s Deputy Assistant Secretary for Terrorist Financing and Financial Crimes from November 2004 to May 2011. He was responsible for developing and coordinating policies to protect the U.S. and international financial systems from abuse related to money laundering, terrorist financing, and the financing of the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction. Glaser also served as the Head of the U.S. Delegation to the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), the premier international anti-money laundering and counterterrorism financing body.
Prior to that position, Glaser served as the first Director of the Treasury Department’s Executive Office of Terrorist Financing and Financial Crimes and as Senior Counsel for Financial Crimes in the Office of the General Counsel. He also served as an attorney for the U.S. Secret Service. Glaser began his career as an associate in the law firm of Coudert Brothers. He is a graduate of the University of Michigan and the Columbia University School of Law.