Jonathan Thomas

Global Head, Sanctions Group, Goldman Sachs

Jonathan Thomas is Head of the Sanctions Group at Goldman Sachs. Prior to joining Goldman in 2012, Jonathan was Chief of Financial Sector Enforcement within the Compliance Division at the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) where he led the agency’s investigations into financial institutions for possible sanctions violations and resulting enforcement responses. Jonathan also served as OFAC’s representative to the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council, provided sanctions compliance guidance to the financial industry and government agencies, and worked closely with state and federal prosecutors and financial regulators. Prior to joining OFAC, Jonathan was twice elected to the Maine State House of Representatives and served as a project manager in Boston and Abu Dhabi.Jonathan earned a B.A. in International Relations from the University of Maine and a Master of Arts in Law & Diplomacy from the Fletcher School at Tufts University.