An international co-operation between private sector, law-enforcement and judiciaries to eliminate the menace of transnational organized crime.

Board of Directors

Our Management Team is led by individuals who have a passion for justice and security, that have shown creativity and commitment, and are solutions orientated.

 

E. Williams
Director & Co-Founder


Mr. Williams' career in the military and private sector have been focused on intelligence and homeland security. His 23-year decorated career in the military began in 1979, during which he served 7-years as a U.S. Marine infantryman and 16-years as a credentialed ‘Counterintelligence Special Agent’ for two classified “Tier One Special Mission Units” with combat deployments to Saudi Arabia, Haiti, Somalia, Bosnia, Afghanistan, Iraq, and Cuba. Mr. Williams' achieved worldwide mission success leading several national-level missions consisting of source operations, counterintelligence, surveillance, surveillance detection, and counter-espionage operations.

In 2004, he joined the Wexford Group where he served as their Intelligence Team Leader. As ‘Team Leader’ he developed and led the personality targeting team for the Asymmetric Warfare Group (AWG) in Iraq, actively fusing HUMINT Source Operations, SIGINT, and MASINT capabilities to support the operational development and implementation at the company level. Ernest successfully integrated National HUMINT/ SIGINT platforms into dynamic tactical operations, fusing intelligence derived from source operations, technical devices, operators, and the warfighters at the tactic level during monthly AWG missions.

In 2007, Mr. Williams again excelled at the Technical Support Working Group where he still currently serves as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) in technology for the support of the National Intelligence Community. These technologies include biometrics, digital forensics, criminal forensics collection, interrogation techniques and tactics, and surreptitious entry procedures.

He has successfully designed, managed and taught highly-acclaimed tactical human intelligence courses, including; Contingency Operations Course (CONOPS), Unit Level Counterintelligence Force Protection Source Operations (CIFSO), Electronic Target Exploitation, and Human Intelligence Collection for Special Operations.

He has also provided highly specialized support to the US Army Joint Special Operations Command (JSOC) and other government agencies.


 

S. Richards
Director & Co-Founder


Following the completion of his bachelor’s degree in Politics & Philosophy in Australia, he started his political career in Australia in 1998, where he authored presentations for the Australian Senate and worked for advisors to the Prime Minister and State Premiers.

In 2000, he moved to the United Kingdom, where worked with the leading branding and advertising agencies, handling projects for the Virgin Group with Start Design and other blue-chip corporations. His experience in these industries has been instrumental in his development, as a world-class communicator and strategist.

In 2007, he emigrated to the United Arab Emirates, where he has worked as a strategic consultant, and has been responsible for the development of strategic economic relationships between countries, and has managed trade envoys from Asia and other nations to the Middle East.

In 2013, he applied his expertise in international relations, to assist on transnational litigations and sensitive legal actions. Mr. Richards assumed project control of lawsuits, investigations and support actions for these cases, under his coordination results were achieved rapidly. His success in these activities was foundational to the formation of JTACC, as these proceedings illustrated the need for cooperation and coordination to address transnational organized crime.


P. Palandjian


An accomplished professional who believes in private philanthropy and community service, Paul Palandjian proudly serves on the board of The Leary Firefighters Foundation, a nonprofit organization founded by actor and comedian Denis Leary. Paul L. Palandjian maintains his commitment to the organization because of his appreciation for the sacrifices and contributions firefighters make to society.

 

Advisors to the Board

E. Monawar
Afghanistan, Chief of Party


Mr. Monawar is an Afghan–American security sector specialist with over 18 years of leadership experience with a strong background in security and counter-terrorism experience, with four years dedicated operational experience in Afghanistan working with the Joint Terrorism Task Force (JTTF) under the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) from 2002 – 2006.

Mr. Monawar, provided on the ground expertise to SAIC (Science Application International Corporation) during the development of the National Security Council (NSC) along with operational divisions such as, but not limited, to National Directorate of Security (NSC). In this capacity, Mr. Monawar provided strategic, technical, and operational innovation technology to address the security needs of the country.

Based on his successes, Mr. Monawar was tasked by JTTF to resolve complex security challenges in the most remote and challenging tribal areas of Afghanistan.

Following his tenure and achievements in Afghanistan, Mr. Monawar was provided with an honorary position at New York City (NYC) detective unit for JTTF. During his time with the unit, Mr. Monawar was involved in counter-terrorism, threat financing, and high-value targeting.

In 2006, Mr. Monawar resigned from his efforts with JTTF due to the organizations focus outside of Afghanistan. Over the next decade, Mr. Monawar has worked with communities throughout the country to develop a path toward peace and stability. His unfettered access to provinces throughout the country and ability to speak all local languages allows him to work with and influence communities at all societal levels.