Kevin Cuddy is the Trade, Technology, and Security Fellow at the Stimson Center focusing on industry’s role in technology transfers and global non-proliferation programs. During his Fellowship at Stimson, Cuddy will continue to work as a Senior Manager for International Trade Compliance with General Electric Company in Washington, D.C. In this unique dual-role, Cuddy brings his many years of expertise in corporate export control and economic sanctions compliance to the world of non-proliferation to help improve industry and government connections and cooperation.
During his tenure at GE, Cuddy has been responsible for the international trade compliance of the GE Digital business unit, in addition to leading the trade compliance team in Asia. Among his areas of expertise in the export control field are Asian export control laws and regulations, encryption and IT-related export controls, and restricted party screening. Cuddy has been involved with various international assistance programs under UNSCR 1540, providing industry’s view on export control law implementation as well as training on effective elements of government export control outreach programs.
Prior to joining GE, Cuddy was an International Trade Consultant with the law firm of O’Melveny & Myers LLP where he assisted clients with export control and sanctions matters as well as trade remedy litigation.
Cuddy is a member of the International Advisory Council of the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies at the Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey and a Board member of the National Council on International Trade Development (NCITD). Cuddy is also a board member of Mosaic Theater Company of D.C. He holds a Master’s Degree in International Relations from Johns Hopkins University, School of Advanced International Studies and a Bachelor’s Degree in International Relations and Economics from American University.