Patrick Baetjer

Patrick Baetjer

Patrick Baetjer, a foreign service officer, has served in a number of U.S. national security positions domestically and overseas over the course of the last 10 years. His work has centered on areas of conflict in the Middle East and South Asia. Prior to entering government service, Patrick was a research associate at the Center […]

Amanda Barnett

Amanda Barnett

MAJ Amanda Barnett is a native of San Bernardino County, Calif. She was commissioned a second lieutenant into the U.S. Army Military Police Corps in 2005 upon graduating from the University of Southern California Santa Barbara. After commissioning, she attended the Military Police Officer’s Basic Course at Fort Leonard Wood, Mo., and in December 2005, […]

Meredith Bourke

Meredith Bourke

Meredith Bourke is a supervisory intelligence analyst in the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Counterterrorism Division, where she leads a team that produces strategic intelligence assessments on homegrown violent extremism for FBI executive management, senior policymakers, FBI field offices, the U.S. Intelligence Community, foreign and private sector partners, and state and local law enforcement. Since joining […]

Catherine Bray

Catherine Bray

Catherine Bray has been a member of the U.K. Diplomatic Service since 2005. She is currently posted to the U.K. Mission to the European Union (EU) in Brussels where she leads a team covering foreign and security policy issues across the Americas, Africa, Asia Pacific and working to forge the U.K.’s future security partnership with […]

Aditi Cottle

Aditi Cottle

Aditi Cottle is an Australian national security professional with over 12 years of experience across a broad range of roles. Aditi started as a legal officer prior to undertaking a graduate training program, followed by several investigative and analytical roles. Throughout her career, she has seen the value in ongoing collaboration and the importance of […]

Anna Dietrich

Anna Dietrich

Anna Dietrich currently serves as an analyst at the National Counterterrorism Center (NCTC), where she has worked since 2014 as a subject matter expert producing finished intelligence on the threat and trajectory of high-profile terrorist groups for policy, military and law enforcement audiences. Anna served for two years as a briefer on the President’s Daily […]

Pippa Hendon

Pippa Hendon

Pippa Hendon began her career in the Defence Intelligence Organisation (DIO) as a Southeast Asia political-military analyst. While at DIO, she spent time on South Asia and governance desks and as the executive officer to DIO’s Op OKRA mission manager and crisis team. Pippa joined the Office of National Intelligence (ONI) in 2015 as an […]

Clare J.

Clare J.

Clare J. has 10 years of experience working for the British government in counterterrorism.

Sarah Morell

Sarah Morell

Sarah Morell is a political analyst on the Middle East at the Central Intelligence Agency, helping to support U.S. national security objectives through written analysis and briefings to senior U.S. policymakers. She recently returned from a six-month tour as a briefer in the region. Prior to joining the Agency, Sarah worked at the Chicago Project […]

Narelle Parris

Narelle Parris

Narelle Parris has been a member of the Australian Federal Police (AFP) for 12 years and currently leads the AFP’s response in Countering Violent Extremism. This includes national coordination of the agency’s community liaison footprint and developing complex strategies for prevention, intervention and diversion. Narelle commenced her career in local law enforcement in Australia’s national […]

Chris Selim

Chris Selim

Chris Selim has worked for the U.K. Home Office for seven years in a variety of positions spanning policy, programme management and crisis management. Throughout these roles, he has worked closely with policy experts and operational practitioners at all levels from across the U.K. government. He has also engaged directly with international allies to share […]

Leah West

Leah West

Leah West practices, studies and publishes in the field of national security law. She is also currently an SJD candidate at the University of Toronto Faculty of Law where her research explores the application of criminal, constitutional and international law to state conduct in cyberspace. Leah regularly lectures and engages with the media on her […]