Planty & Associates is a strategic consulting firm founded in 2001 by Ambassador Donald J. Planty, a former Senior US Foreign Service Officer and Ambassador of the United States. Ambassador Planty’s four decades of experience in the public and private sector, including 30 years in the US diplomatic service, provides companies and organizations with unparalleled expertise on how to conduct business in today’s global environment. The Ambassador has served in seven US Embassies in Europe and Latin America and is an expert on governance, international security and trade and development issues.
Planty & Associates specializes in advising companies and private organizations on the full spectrum of issues related to doing business internationally, ranging from the nature of the local business and regulatory climate to government policies that impact on business practices. This includes assessing country risk and conducting strategic due diligence with a special focus on compliance ethical standards such as the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA).