Lisa Gordon-Hagerty, president of national security consulting firms Tier Tech International and LEG Inc., will be nominated by President Donald Trump to serve as undersecretary for nuclear security at the Energy Department, the White House announced Monday.
Gordon-Hagerty previously worked at DOE as director of the department’s emergency response office and acting director of its nuclear weapons surety office.
She also served on the House Energy and Commerce Committee and spent more than five years as director for combating terrorism at the National Security Council, where she helped coordinate U.S. governmental efforts to prevent, deter and respond to chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and conventional threats.
Her professional career also includes time as executive vice president and chief operating officer of enriched uranium fuel supplier USEC Inc. and a health physicist at DOE-funded Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.
She earned her bachelor’s degree and master’s degree in public health from University of Michigan.