Our Core Team

Chairman, CEO, and Founder

Phil Heenan is the strategic thinker and driving force behind Pathfinder Strategic Services, which he established in 2013. He has over 35 years of experience in management and leadership in the technology industry in Australia, Europe, and the US. He was an Infantry Officer in the Australian Army Reserve, and was a Board Member of SOS Children’s Villages Australia for five years. He was responsible for the sale of a billion dollars of computer products and services and has dealt with and consulted to a wide variety of markets, including government, education, finance, manufacturing, defense, pharmaceutical, electronics, oil and gas, agriculture, and telecommunications. He has degrees in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and lives in Philadelphia.

Board Member and Senior Advisor

Steven Roach is Professor of International Relations at the University of South Florida. He has a Ph.D. in International Studies from the University of Denver. He specializes in politics and international law, the International Criminal Court (ICC), critical international relations theory, East African politics (with a focus on South Sudan), global governance, and international human rights. He has authored works on the Critical Theory of International Politics, the ICC, International Relations, Politics, Ethics and Law, and Governance and Peace Building in South Sudan. He serves on the editorial boards of the journals Globalizations, Human Rights and Human Welfare, and the Journal of African Conflicts and Peace Studies.

Board Member

Rosalie Moore has decades of history supporting endeavors of benefit to humankind and providing professional support services. She was a residential counselor in Northern California for children needing out-of-home placement, and had roles in enterprises ranging from education, psychology, medicine, healthcare, and corporate training, to investments, tech start-ups, patent protection, and manufacturing. Her experience includes freelance jobs in creativity and innovation programs, event management, and proofreading and copyediting. She has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Liberal Studies from California’s Sonoma State College and served 12 years on the board of Girl Scouts in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Senior Advisor

Bruce Bueno de Mesquita is the Julius Silver Professor of Politics and former Director of the Alexander Hamilton Center for Political Economy at New York University, and a founding partner in Selectors, LLC, a prediction services business. He has a doctorate in political science (University of Michigan, 1971), and doctorates (Honoris Causa) from the University of Groningen in 1999 and the University of Haifa in 2016. He is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and the Council on Foreign Relations, a former Guggenheim Fellow, and the 2007 recipient of South Korea’s DMZ Peace Prize. He served on a US National Academies of Science committee to improve intelligence analysis through rigorous social science methods.