Bisirat Ghebray is the U.S. Head of Sanctions Advisory at Société Generale and primarily responsible for providing advisory services to a global client base with potential OFAC sanctions concerns identified during KYC onboarding or periodic reviews, or due diligence of prospective financing and capital markets transactions. Prior to her current position, she was a Sanctions Advisory Specialist at BNP Paribas (Group Financial Security), and Sanctions Compliance Officer at Deutsche Bank Trust Co. America. Bisirat also worked for Bloomberg L.P. where she was brought on to perform regulatory analysis for the law products group and charged with assessing regulations, new and existing legislation, as well as compliance guidelines impacting the financial services industry. Bisirat launched her sanctions career by joining the Policy Division at Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) where she was responsible for drafting regulations imposing or amending sanctions prohibitions and policy memoranda setting forth new sanctions program proposals. Bisirat earned a J.D. from American University, Washington College of Law, and a B.A. in History from the University of California, Berkeley. Bisirat is a member of the State Bar of California.