Scott Anderson is the Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) Regional Export Control Officer (ECO) attached to the Commercial Section of the U.S. Embassy in Singapore. Serving as the principal Embassy advisor on strategic trade control issues, Mr. Anderson builds and maintains good relationships with regional governments and industries. Conducting pre-license and post-shipment verifications of U.S. goods and technology is one of his main responsibilities. This is Mr. Anderson’s first year as Regional ECO under the ECO program offered by the Office of Enforcement Analysis, BIS.
Mr. Anderson began his career with BIS back in 2004, where he served as a Senior Special Agent with the Office of Export Enforcement (OEE) in the United States. In 2013, Mr. Anderson was recognized by OEE as the Special Agent of the Year. In the same year, he was presented the Federal Bureau of Investigation Director’s Award, Department of Defense Counterintelligence Team Award, and National Intelligence Meritorious Unit Citation for dismantling a foreign military procurement network of Military & National Security controlled U.S. origin integrated circuits. He also received the Commerce Department Gold Medal consecutively for two years in 2013 and 2014. Mr. Anderson holds a Bachelors of Arts degree in Criminal Justice from the California State University at Stanislaus.