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Andy Bej

General Counsel

As General Counsel, Andy leads Geneva Global’s legal and compliance operations. He helps guide Geneva Global’s US and international operations, as well as the strategic development for the company and its clients.

Andy is closely aligned with Geneva Global’s clients’ goals and objectives, and helps them maximize results. With over 25 years of domestic and international legal experience, Andy brings analytical depth and experience for structuring philanthropic projects and investments, developing and managing agreements and partner relationships, and advising on non-profit and for-profit laws and regulations in the US and overseas.

Prior to joining Geneva Global, Andy served as Vice President and Associate General Counsel at a Fortune 100 financial services company, where he oversaw international legal operations for over 50 countries. He led the company’s mission-critical projects, restructuring, regulatory approvals, and mergers and acquisitions.

Prior to his in-house counsel roles, Andy was a law firm partner with Salans LLP (Dentons), where he advised multinational clients for international transactions, investments, and regulatory relations in overseas markets.

He has lived and worked in Eastern Europe for six years, and built and managed a non-profit International Baccalaureate school.  Andy has served on numerous boards of directors of for-profit and non-profit organizations.

Andy holds a Juris Doctorate degree from George Washington University and a Bachelor’s degree from Drexel University.

Why did you decide to work at Geneva Global?

Geneva Global really does put the “performance” into philanthropy. An investment-oriented, results-based approach brings much needed discipline to the sector, and ultimately helps the most people.

What’s your best travel advice?

Always expect the unexpected, and try to laugh.

What’s your favorite part of your job?

Seeing the people on the ground whose lives have been saved or transformed. It’s a deeply moving experience.

How many countries have you visited?

60+. Although it may seem like a lot, I’ve realized just how much there is to still see and do.