Jonathan Drimmer

Chief Compliance Officer, Deputy General Counsel, Barrick Gold

Jonathan Drimmer

Jonathan Drimmer helps oversee Barrick Gold Corporation’s international regulatory and compliance programs, as well as its global investigation group, entity level litigation and disputes, and other matters. Before Barrick, he was a partner at Steptoe & Johnson LLP and deputy director in the U.S. Justice Department’s Office of Special Investigations, where he investigated and prosecuted cases involving suspected war criminals. He is a former Bristow Fellow in the Office of the U.S. Solicitor General and a judicial clerk on the U.S Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. He has testified twice before the U.S. Congress and teaches courses related to international humanitarian law at Georgetown University Law Center. He serves on the boards of directors of the UN Global Compact’s Canada Network and Trace International and is on the steering committee of the UN Global Compact Business for Peace Initiative, the expert advisory board for the U.S. OECD National Contact Point, and is a subject matter expert at Canada’s Centre for Excellence on Anti-Corruption. He recently rotated off the board of directors of the Voluntary Principles for Security and Human Rights.

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