Megha Swamy

Deputy Director for Illicit Finance Policy, The Sentry

Megha Swamy is the Deputy Director for Illicit Finance Policy at The Sentry where she engages private and public sector stakeholders on tools to disrupt corruption- and conflict-related illicit money flows originating in sub-Saharan Africa. Megha has a decade of experience working in research and communications. She has previously worked and interned at a German magazine and an international newswire service. Megha has a bachelor’s degree in Mass Media (Journalism) from the University of Mumbai and a master’s degree in International Affairs from the George Washington University’s Elliott School of International Affairs, where she focused on conflict and conflict resolution. As a graduate student, she completed capstone coursework on formulating effective U.S. policy to prevent genocide. She is originally from the great city of Mumbai and speaks Hindi, Marathi, and Tamil.