Dr. Gregory Treverton, formerly director at RAND Corp.‘s global risk and security center, has been named chairman of the National Intelligence Council and adviser to Director of National Intelligence James Clapper.
Treverton will lead NCI’s coordinated assessment of issues relevant to the intelligence community as well as help the organization produce national intelligence estimates and other IC documents, ODNI said Sept. 11.
He has held various leadership roles at RAND and authored publications about terrorism, public-private partnerships, law enforcement and intelligence during his career with the California-based think tank.
Treverton was NCI’s vice chairman between 1993 and 1995 and served on the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence prior to joining NCI.
He graduated summa cum laude with a bachelor of arts degree from Princeton University and holds a master of public policy degree as well as Ph.D. in politics and economics from Harvard University.