Staff

 

Eric LeCompte

For more than 25 years, Eric LeCompte has led religious groups to win policies that alleviate poverty, address global conflict and promote human rights.‎ He is the Executive Director of Jubilee USA Network, a development coalition of more than 750 religious groups and organizations. 

LeCompte addressed the United Nations General Assembly on needed economic and climate policies to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals in 2019. In 2016, his Congressional testimony on Puerto Rico would become part of the basis for debt ‎crisis legislation that Congress passed. In the same year, he testified to Puerto Rico's oversight board on a road map to resolve the island's crisis while protecting vulnerable populations. LeCompte advised a United Nations General Assembly process on global sovereign bankruptcy structures to alleviate poverty. He is a member of expert working groups to the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) and the United Nations Human Rights Office of the High Commissioner. Learn more about Eric here.

 

Stefanie Ostfeld

Stefanie Ostfeld is the Managing Director of Jubilee USA Network. She has more than fifteen years of advocacy experience at the nexus of human rights, economic justice, corruption and money laundering. Previously, as Deputy Head of Global Witness’ US office, she developed and delivered effective campaigns to expose and break the links between natural resources, corruption and poverty; increase corporate transparency and strengthen anti-money laundering laws. Her advocacy, including testifying before the House Financial Services Committee and her leadership on the Executive Committee of the Financial Accountability and Corporate Transparency (FACT) Coalition, was instrumental in the passage of the Corporate Transparency Act in December 2020. At American Jewish World Service, Ostfeld worked with coalition partners in the faith and policy communities to pass the Sudan Accountability and Divestment Act of 2007. Her commentary has appeared in many national publications, including the New York Times, Wall Street Journal and Washington Post. 

 

 

Aldo Caliari 

Senior Director of Policy and Campaigns Aldo Caliari served as the Senior Advisor at the Intergovernmental Group of 24 on International Monetary Affairs and Development (G-24) from 2017 to 2020. Previously he directed the Rethinking Bretton Woods Project at the Washington DC-based Center of Concern, from 2002 to 2017. Throughout his career, he conducted policy research and advocacy on a broad range of macroeconomic and sustainable development finance issues such as debt, tax, private finance and investment, international financial architecture, financial regulation and trade. Caliari presented, organized and facilitated seminars in more than fifty countries for government officials, academics, civil society and the private sector. His writings are published in books, academic journals and the media, including five books on linkages between trade, finance and global liquidity.

Caliari pursued Master’s level economic and finance studies at George Washington University (2007) and legal studies at the Washington College of Law, American University (2000), where he was honored with the Outstanding Graduate Award. He earned his first degree in Argentina, at the Universidad Nacional de Tucuman.