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“WASHINGTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–TD International LLC (TDI), the strategic advisory and risk intelligence firm, today announced that Asia policy veteran Josh Cartin has joined the firm as partner. ‘We are pleased to bring Josh Cartin on board,’ said TDI managing partner Ron Slimp. ‘Josh has been at the heart of the action on Asia for much of the last two decades, and TDI’s clients will benefit from his relationships and wealth of experience across the region.

Prior to joining TDI, Mr. Cartin was a career Foreign Service Officer and Asia specialist who served overseas tours in Beijing, Quito, Jakarta, and Taipei. In Washington, Josh occupied senior policy and advisory roles at the Department of State, National Security Council, U.S. International Development Finance Corporation, and Department of Defense’s Joint Staff. Josh served in the NSC’s East Asia Directorate in two U.S. presidential administrations, finishing in January 2020 as Deputy Senior Director for East Asia. Josh holds a master’s degree from the U.S. Army War College, and a bachelor’s in East Asian Studies from the University of California at Berkeley. He speaks Mandarin, Indonesian, and Spanish.

“Josh has a reputation for innovative problem solving at the nexus of national security and global business,” said TDI founder and managing partner William Green. ‘He knows how to get things done in the field and in Washington, and he’ll be a great fit at TDI.

About TDI

TDI is a strategic advisory and risk intelligence firm that helps multinational organizations more effectively manage commercial, regulatory, and reputational risk. TDI delivers a decisive information advantage to our clients through advisory services, due diligence and investigations, and analytics. Founded in 1999, TDI’s unique blend of commercial, intelligence, and technology experience allows us to understand and evaluate people, assets, and transactions within their broader political and commercial context.”