The CSIS Ukraine Economic Reconstruction Commission, whose members include Co-Chair and Veracity Senior Advisor Ambassador Paula Dobriansky and CEO Jay Truesdale, published the results of collaborative research among senior US, G7, and Ukrainian representatives from the private sector, government, and NGOs. The report provides a framework for reconstruction, acknowledging that foreign aid is necessary but insufficient for the task, and highlights the critical role of private investment.
CSIS revealed the members of its new Ukraine Economic Reconstruction Commission, including Veracity CEO Jay Truesdale. The commission aims to support private sector investment in Ukraine by constructing a policy framework to address issues central to the reconstruction and modernization of its economy. Jay Truesdale joins an impressive selection of senior leaders from the private and public sector, bringing with him his extensive commercial experience as well as his region-specific expertise.
Veracity Executive Chairman Steven Fox has joined the board of advisors for the Center for a New American Security, a Washington, D.C.-based think tank specializing in national security issues. Fox joins Drew McKnight, managing partner of Fortress Investment Group, and Mahesh Veerina, CEO of ParkourSC, Inc., as the board's latest members.
During a roundtable at the 2022 Concordia Americas Summit in Miami, Veracity Worldwide CEO Jay Truesdale led a discussion on Latin America’s leaders increasingly navigating geopolitical considerations in their decision making, with implications for businesses operating in the region.
Former Shell and Tullow Oil executive Jimmy D. Mugerwa has joined Veracity Worldwide’s advisory board. In Uganda, Mugerwa was previously the managing director for Tullow Oil and helped in the exploration and development of the Lake Albert basin oil fields, along with the East African Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP). Mugerwa will further establish Veracity Worldwide as a trusted advisor in the East African region, and the oil and gas sector as a whole.
Veracity Worldwide has appointed Jay Truesdale as chief executive officer. Truesdale joins Veracity from McKinsey & Company, where he led risk management and strategy. He previously served as chief of staff at the US Embassy in Pakistan and as special assistant to then-Deputy Secretaries of State Antony Blinken and William Burns, and has held diplomatic postings in Russia, Ukraine, Hungary, and at the US Mission to the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe. He is also a US Navy veteran with service in Europe and Africa.