• Veracity Worldwide May 8, 2024

    Veracity Worldwide Promotes Benjamin Weiss to Chief Executive Officer

    Veracity Worldwide has appointed Benjamin Weiss as chief executive officer. After joining Veracity in 2015, Ben held a succession of research, client management, and global executive positions, and has led the firm’s Asia-Pacific business for the last five years. Prior to joining Veracity, Ben held research roles at prominent think tanks in New Delhi and New York, advised Fortune 500 executives on strategic communications, and worked on Middle East affairs in Washington, DC. He takes over from Jay Truesdale, who will serve as a Veracity senior advisor during the transition.

  • January 10, 2023


    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.

  • September 22, 2022

    The Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) announces Jay Truesdale as member of Ukraine Reconstruction Commission

    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.

  • Center for a New American Security September 6, 2022

    Steven Fox joins CNAS Board of Advisors

    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.

  • Concordia July 22, 2022

    Concordia Americas 2022: Jay Truesdale leads roundtable discussion on geopolitical considerations in doing business in Latin America

    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.

  • Veracity Worldwide May 10, 2022

    Veracity Worldwide announces Jimmy D. Mugerwa as new regional advisor based in Kampala

    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.