Robert W. Werner

CEO and Founder, Green River Hollow Consulting

Adjunct Faculty

Robert W. Werner is the CEO and founder of Green River Hollow Consulting. He previously led the Financial Crime Compliance function of a leading international bank, under the oversight of a monitor installed as part of the bank’s deferred prosecution agreement. In this role, he was the principal architect and responsible executive for the global operation and assurance of the financial crime program. He previously led the financial crime compliance programs of two other global U.S. financial institutions.

Werner has also served in senior positions at the U.S. Department of the Treasury, including as the director of the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network and as the director of the Office of Foreign Assets Control. He also was senior counsel to the under secretary leading the Office of Terrorism and Financial Intelligence and served as assistant general counsel for enforcement and intelligence in the Treasury’s Office of the General Counsel.

Before his roles in Treasury, he was an attorney-advisor in the Justice Department’s Office of Legal Counsel. Werner also served as a federal prosecutor in the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Connecticut, and has worked as a partner in a private law firm, and clerked for U.S. Supreme Court Justices Anthony M. Kennedy and Lewis F. Powell, Jr. (Retired).

Robert Werner
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