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The Sentry is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) investigative and policy team that follows the dirty money connected to African war criminals and transnational war profiteers. By disrupting the cost-benefit calculations of those who hijack governments for self-enrichment, we seek to counter the main drivers of conflict and create new leverage for peace, human rights, and good governance. The Sentry is composed of financial investigators, international human rights lawyers, and regional experts, as well as former law enforcement agents, intelligence officers, policymakers, investigative journalists, and banking professionals. Co-founded by George Clooney and John Prendergast, The Sentry is a strategic partner of the Clooney Foundation for Justice.


The Sentry is seeking to fill the positions listed below. We do anticipate other openings in the future and encourage you to check our site often. Please note that only those individuals whose qualifications match the current needs of the organization will be considered applicants and will receive responses. Thank you for your interest in The Sentry.



General Counsel

The General Counsel oversees the legal issues and relevant legal operations of The Sentry. The General Counsel reports to the Chief of Staff and the co-Founder and is responsible for ensuring both are apprised of ongoing risks and and directly involved in decision-making; the General Counsel works closely with the entire senior management team. The General Counsel handles legal issues directly as well as coordinates and manages advice and assistance from outside counsel.

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