Randall Cook is a Senior Managing Director at Ankura based in New York. He has more than 19 years of experience conducting complex investigations and audits; leading and advising organizations engaged with critical operational and compliance challenges; and designing and delivering high-performance, persistent, integrated risk mitigation solutions.
Prior to joining Ankura, Randall was Senior Counsel for two Fortune 50 defense technology companies, where he built and led global investigations and compliance programs focused on consistent, process-based risk analysis, engagement, and mitigation. These programs were a critical enabler for the companies’ successful navigation of consent agreements with the US Department of State.
Randall was also an Assistant United States Attorney in the federal district of New Jersey, where he prosecuted numerous complex crimes while serving as the Anti-Money Laundering District Coordinator for the Organized Crime and Drug Enforcement Task Force and as District Coordinator for Counterproliferation Initiatives. In addition to this, as an attorney for Covington & Burling LLP in Washington, DC, he provided counsel and advocated for clients confronting complex regulatory issues in multiple industries.
He served in the United States Army and Army Reserve as an Infantry Officer, Battalion Executive Officer, Company Commander, and Inspector General. He is currently assigned as an instructor in the US Army Command and General Staff College, where he teaches strategy and operational design to Army field-grade officers.
Randall earned a JD and graduated magna cum laude from Duke University School of Law. He also received an MA in international relations from Duke University and a BS from Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service. He was an honor graduate of the US Army Inspector General School, and he has completed numerous Army and defense service schools.
Randall currently teaches strategy, operational design, and organizational change at the US Army Officer Command and General Staff College. He has lectured and appeared on numerous panels at universities, industry events, and corporate seminars on the topics of compliance, strategy, and policy.
United Technologies Corporation Performance Impact Award
United States Army Reserve