S. Richards

Executive Director (International)

Mr. Richards serves as the Executive Director for JTACC and is predominantly responsible for planning the organization's strategies and objectives. He serves as JTACC’s senior representative on Government projects working closely with Ministers and other officials on programs and cross-jurisdictional cooperative law enforcement initiatives. 

See also (full profile): Board of Directors




E. Williams

CEO, United States

Mr. Williams serves as JTACC’s Chief Executive Officer in the United States. Mr. Williams oversees the organization’s administration, operations and works closely with partner organizations to communicate the JTACC mission in the U.S. 

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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 (NDS). 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.




G. Whitfield

Investigator & Asset Recovery Officer

Mr. Whitfield is an experienced investigator and asset recovery officer with qualifications in crisis, risk and disaster management.

Mr. Whitfield’s career has taken him throughout Africa, the Middle East, North Africa and the Caucuses. His reputation, experience and knowledge of these countries is unrivalled, and has been a continuous contributor to the success of projects JTACC has undertaken in these regions.

He has conducted asset recoveries for USAID on multiple occasions, as well as for the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, Anardarko Petroleum and many other organizations.

Mr. Whitfield received the Chevalier de l'Ordre National du Mérite from the French Government for his services.