Principal of Nash Global Trade Services (NGTS)
Jay P. Nash is the Founder and Principal of Nash Global Trade Services (NGTS), a consultancy specializing in U.S. and non-U.S. export compliance, including trade controls and compliance for countries in the Asia Pacific, Central Asia, Latin America, the Middle East, and Eastern Europe. Through NGTS, Mr. Nash helps businesses in the aviation, electronics, telecommunications, defense, automotive, IT, chemical, and industrial equipment sectors navigate and operationalize the different U.S. (including both EAR- and ITAR) and foreign export controls that apply to them. Specifically, he works with companies on item classification and licensing determinations, license application processes, internal control procedure development, compliance audits, and company trainings. Most recently, he has helped clients with export control and compliance issues in the United States, Australia, China, India, Korea, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, and the United Kingdom.
Jay is a guest instructor with the Export Compliance Training Institute (ECTI) and is a regular speaker and presenter at U.S. and international export control conferences, including the ICPA Annual and Asia conferences, the annual SMi Defence Exports Conference in Europe, and the Association of University Export Compliance Officers (AUECO) annual conference. He also serves on the Editorial Board of the World Export Control Review (World ECR), and he frequently writes on global export control topics. Previously, Jay was a founding member of the firm SECURUS Strategic Trade Solutions, LLC, the 2016 World ECR “Export Controls Consultancy of the Year,” and served as its Managing Director for Strategy and Development from 2010 to 2017 before establishing his own practice. Jay has degrees from the University of Iowa College of Law (JD), the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service (MA), and the University of Michigan (BA). He is a Member of the Board of the Madison International Trade Association (MITA), and the Commonwealth of Virginia Bar Association. Mr. Nash has lived and worked in Beijing, China, and he is proficient in Mandarin Chinese.