Greg McGowan is a Director at ASG, where he advises clients on global expansion and cross-sector partnership development. He also supports Managing Director Michael Warren on projects related to corporate growth and innovation.
Prior to joining ASG, Mr. McGowan worked as a Joseph Nye Jr. National Security Intern at the Center for a New American Security, where he focused on Middle East security and U.S. soft power. While there, he undertook research for Thomas E. Ricks’ The Generals, a book analyzing post-World War II U.S. military leadership.
Before that, Mr. McGowan was a Compliance Assistant and a Researcher in the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), where he worked to increase the ease and transparency of the Office’s engagement efforts with global financial institutions and contributed to economic sanctions assessments.
Mr. McGowan holds an M.A. in Middle East studies from the Elliott School of International Affairs at The George Washington University. There, he concentrated on Political Economy and International Relations of the Middle East and earned a professional specialization in International Business. He earned a B.A. in European studies and Spanish from Vanderbilt University and studied Arabic at the American University of Beirut.
Mr. McGowan is proficient in Arabic and Spanish. He is based in Washington, D.C.