Illya Antonenko (USA) Director, Compliance Resources @ TRACE International

Illya Antonenko is Director of Compliance Resources and Data Protection Officer at TRACE. As an international anti-corruption attorney with 18 years of experience at law firms and in-house, he leads TRACE’s legal compliance resources team, offers compliance advisory services to member companies, and monitors TRACE’s processes and operations for compliance with the EU General Data Protection Regulation and ensuring that the rights of data subjects are protected. 

Prior to joining TRACE, Mr. Antonenko practiced law for over 15 years at leading law firms in Washington, D.C. His practice included assisting clients with FCPA compliance matters, investigations, enforcement actions, cross-border transactions, and general corporate issues. His career also included an in-house position as the Associate General Counsel at a global manufacturing company. While in-house, he worked closely with an independent compliance monitor and the U.S. Department of Justice in a post-FCPA enforcement context.

Mr. Antonenko received his Juris Doctor degree from Vanderbilt University Law School in 2002. He has been admitted to the state bars of the District of Columbia and Maryland. He is a native speaker of Ukrainian and Russian.