• Pawel Chudzicki

    Pawel Chudzicki founded Miller Canfield Global Strategies in 2019 to provide advisory and consultancy services to government and private sector clients in connection with strategic and policy matters in the aerospace and defense sector. 

    Pawel's legal career spans nearly 25 years, with a focus on the United States, Central Europe, and the Middle East. His international experience is underscored by his tenure at a previous law firm, where he established the firm's Warsaw office and practiced for five years at the firm's Doha, Qatar office. This diverse background equips him with a unique global perspective in the aerospace and defense sector.


    Over the past decade, Pawel has been instrumental in some of the largest U.S. foreign military sales (FMS) and direct commercial sales (DCS) transactions with foreign partners and allies. His close collaboration with manufacturers, embassies, and commercial representatives of the U.S. Government in foreign allied jurisdictions has led to the successful implementation of modern legal structures for foreign military sales programs.  

    His experience set the foundation for his consultancy practice through Miller Canfield Global Strategies. He represented for several years a close U.S. allied government in connection with policy matters in the United States, implementing a successful outreach to broaden the strategic, defense, and security cooperation, resulting in some of the largest foreign military sales acquisition programs approved by the U.S. Department of State.   

    Pawel is based in Miller Canfield Global Strategies Washington, D.C., office and shares time with the firm's Warsaw and Doha offices. 

    In addition to his role with Miller Canfield Global Strategies, Pawel serves in the leadership of Miller Canfield Paddock & Stone as one of its Managing Directors and the Resident Director of the Washington, D.C., office.

  • Dave “Seymour” Haworth

    Dave “Seymour” Haworth served more than 20 years as a fighter pilot and Commander in the U.S. Air Force, and later served as the Chief of Foreign Military Sales for the U.S. Embassy Qatar where he was responsible for the United States government’s $20 billion sales program. He uses this experience and insight to support clients with Foreign Military Sales (FMS) and direct commercial sales programs and ensure successful delivery of multi-billion-dollar programs for key U.S. partners and allies.


    Seymour has an operations background as an A-10 and F-16 pilot as well as a program manager with the Air Force, including experience around the globe. He has completed a variety of staff functions, including postings at the Pentagon in Washington, D.C., as well as a Director at the Combine Air Operations Center in Qatar prior to his military retirement. Seymour is a command pilot with over 3,000 fighter hours.

    He earned his bachelor’s degree from the U.S. Air Force Academy, masters degrees from University of Colorado-Colorado Springs and the American Military University and is a graduate of the NATO Senior Defense College in Rome, Italy.

  • Kevin Dent

    Kevin Dent has extensive experience in advising clients on the negotiation of Direct Commercial Sales transactions, and with structuring, negotiating and implementing offset programs in connection with both DCS and FMS transactions. Kevin has provided proactive advice to grow international business in the aerospace and defense, energy, natural resource and infrastructure sectors for over 30 years. He most recently worked with the corporate legal team at Raytheon Technologies, where he spearheaded the negotiation and implementation of a variety of commercial sales agreements and offset transactions in the Middle East, Europe and Asia. While at Raytheon, he also negotiated and implemented joint ventures and Teaming Agreements with non-U.S. defense companies.


    Prior to his time with Raytheon, Kevin was an international transactional partner with the law firm of Baker Botts for more than 25 years (including eight years in the Moscow and London offices), providing advice to clients on a broad spectrum of transactions (both in and outside the U.S.) in the energy, natural resource and infrastructure sectors, including oil and gas pipeline projects, alternative energy and renewable projects, M&A, financings and greenfield projects. He advised clients on transactions (typically joint ventures or direct foreign investments) in Azerbaijan, Brazil, Cape Verde, Chile, China, Egypt, Georgia, Ghana, Indonesia, Israel, Morocco, Russia, Senegal, Taiwan, Turkey, and the UK. He was the lead attorney for numerous private M&A transactions, in both bid situations and non-bid situations, coordinating the full range of legal advice (tax, environmental, antitrust, and labor/employment issues).  

    Kevin is experienced in negotiating in contentious environments, identifying and evaluating government policy “drivers” to achieve client goals, and ensuring that the governance and exit strategy concerns of clients are addressed. He also is experienced in drafting corporate governance documents, and compliance documents and policies.

    Kevin graduated from Georgetown University’s Foreign Service School with Bachelor of Science Foreign Service (BSFS), International Economics (magna cum laude; Phi Beta Kappa), and received his law degree from the University of Virginia.

  • Joshua "Clay" Aisen

    Joshua "Clay" Aisen is a retired U.S. Navy officer whose military specialty was facilitating the provision of defense articles to partner nations in Central Europe, including supporting U.S. efforts to aid Ukraine. His areas of expertise include Foreign Military Sales (FMS), Building Partner Capacity (BPC), Requirement Development, and Military Training Requirements.


    From 2020 to 2023, Josh was the director of Navy, Space, and Rotary Wing programs at the Office of Defense Cooperation in U.S. Embassy Warsaw, managing a portfolio of programs in excess of $12 billion. Most recently he worked as a Country Portfolio Director at the Navy International Programs Office, the Department of the Navy’s implementing agency. His Navy experience also includes international engagement and global strategy for Europe on the staff of U.S. Naval Forces Europe and the Chief of Naval Operations. He served as Director of the Eurasia Partnership Program, tasked with building working relationships between members of Black and Caspian Sea naval forces by organizing and executing multinational cooperative events.  Prior to working in the international arena, Josh was a P-3 aviator specializing in anti-submarine warfare and ISR missions.

    Josh graduated from Brigham Young University with a B.A. in international relations and earned his master’s in public administration at Harvard Kennedy School. He maintains a broad network of contacts in government, media, and academia throughout Central and Eastern Europe. He is fluent in Bulgarian and speaks basic German, Polish and Russian.

  • Monika A. Wasiewicz

    Monika A. Wasiewicz is a retired FBI agent with over 25 years of experience investigating, overseeing and directing criminal and national security matters. Her expertise is in security operations, crisis response, contingency planning, risk management, industrial espionage, insider threat, due diligence, counterintelligence, corruption and FCPA (Foreign Corrupt Practices Act) compliance. She has a proven track record of navigating the challenges of highly sensitive and sophisticated matters and is experienced advising senior executives through the political and economic complexities and volatility of international operations.


    Monika is an expert in Central and Eastern Europe, with a broad network of contacts in law enforcement, intelligence services and private sector companies in the region. From 2020-2024, Monika was the Head of the FBI Office in Romania, leading the largest team of agents and intelligence analysts in Eastern Europe. Prior to that, she was the Chief of Eastern Europe and Eurasia Operations at FBI Headquarters, where she oversaw all FBI investigations and intelligence operations in the region. While in this position, she envisioned and launched the FBI’s first Overseas Private Sector Initiative, in collaboration with internal stakeholders, to provide much needed threat intelligence and assistance on a variety of topics to over 800 U.S.and foreign companies in Central and Eastern Europe. From 2013-2016, she was the Head of the FBI Office in Poland.

    Before her assignment in Warsaw, Monika oversaw and guided organized crime investigations as the Chief of Eurasian and Middle Eastern Organized Crime. She was also the FBI’s Senior Liaison to CIA and ODNI. She completed numerous assignments in Russia, Hungary, Czech Republic, Latvia, Thailand, Nigeria, and as the Deputy-On-Scene Commander in Afghanistan. During these extensive assignments, she worked closely with foreign police and intelligence service executives on various threats and programs of mutual interest. Monika also provided extensive trainings, mentoring and guidance to U.S. and foreign companiesacross all industries and sectorson cybersecurity, insider threats, economic espionage and corruption.

    Before joining the FBI’s senior ranks, Monika was the lead investigator on some of the FBI’s most sensitive counter-intelligence matters and a supervisor of terrorism investigations and operations with national and global implications.

    Monika is fluent in Polish, holds an intermediate command of Russian and speaks basic Ukrainian and Czech. She holds a bachelor's degree in political science from College of the Holy Cross and a master’s degree in international relations from Georgetown University. She also studied at Oxford University and holds a cyber security risk management certificate from Harvard University.

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