Mark Vlasic

Mark V. Vlasic is a Legal Advisor with the Foundation. He is a Senior Fellow and Adjunct Professor of Law at Georgetown University and leads the international practice at Madison Law & Strategy Group. He is Executive Producer of the action-adventure series BLOOD & TREASURE for CBS/AmazonPrime, having served as a pro bono advisor to the UNESCO Director-General on “blood antiquities” issues and as the World Bank’s Stolen Asset Recovery Initiative’s first Head of Operations. As a White House Fellow, Mark was Special Assistant to the Secretary of Defense and Advisor to the President’s Special Envoy to Sudan. He practiced law at Gibson and Dunn & Crutcher and served on the Milosevic/Srebrenica genocide prosecution teams in The Hague and the U.S. Delegation to the Pan Am 103 “Lockerbie” bombing trial. As a U.S. Army officer, Mark was attached to Capitol Hill and the U.S. Embassy in The Hague and was awarded the Army Commendation Medal. Knighted by the Vatican, awarded the SECDEF Medal for Exceptional Public Service by Secretary Gates, honored as a World Economic Forum Young Global Leader, and commissioned a Kentucky Colonel, he is published widely and advises numerous boards. Mark studied at Georgetown (B.S. and J.D.) and Leiden University (NAF-Fulbright Scholar).