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Michelle Beistle

Chief Ethics, Compliance and Privacy Officer

Arlington, VA

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Michelle Beistle Chief Ethics, Compliance and Privacy Officer © Courtesy Michelle Beistle

Areas of Expertise

Enterprise risk, Compliance, Data protection, Leadership

External Contact

Teaira Van Dyke-Watkins


Michelle Beistle joined TNC in April 2019 as our Chief Ethics, Compliance and Privacy Officer. Michelle is an attorney and strategic business partner with experience creating and sustaining ethical Speak-Up and privacy-first cultures. She is responsible for implementing and managing our global Ethics and Privacy programs based on Our Values. She is an experienced leader known for collaboration, problem-solving and her business acumen. She co-leads our Enterprise Risk Team and is a member of our Operations Management Team.   

Michelle is a Certified International Compliance and Ethics Professional (CCEP-I), a Certified Information Privacy Professional for US and EU (CIPP/US, CIPP/E) and a Certified Information Privacy Manager (CIPM). She speaks frequently on ethics and privacy.

Michelle received a B.A. in International Relations from Boston University and a J.D. from the Columbus School of Law at Catholic University.

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