Tami Shear

Administrative & Governance Officer
Tami Shear

Tami joined the Bureau in May 2023. Previously, she worked at the International Monetary Fund in the dispute resolution system as Assistant to the Registrar at the IMF Administrative Tribunal, and in the IMF’s Fiscal Affairs Department. Tami has a BA in English with a minor in legal studies, and is currently studying for her Master’s Certificate in paralegal studies at the George Washington University of Professional Studies. She is a dual national of the United Kingdom and the United States and has lived in the DMV area for over thirty years where she raised her two children Austin and Morgan, both now university graduates. Tami has spent her entire career working in the international arena and enjoys bridging her UK-US backgrounds by continuing to work for the UK whilst remaining in the US with her family.

Outside of her work, Tami is an avid traveler, and has been to a host of countries including Israel, Gaza, Colombia, Belize, amongst other central and south American countries, most of Europe, and many of the US’s 50 states. She is a certified NAUI scuba diver, has been skydiving, race-car driving, camped in the jungles of Belize, and finds ways to incorporate adventure into her travels whenever she can. Tami also enjoys running, reading, and gardening.