Kirstjen Nielsen

Kirstjen Nielsen
  • Senior Fellow
    Homeland Security Policy Institute

BS in Foreign Service, Georgetown University; JD, University of Virginia. Former: US Senate Staff, Department of Homeland Security; Special Assistant to the President for Prevention, Preparedness and Response, White House Homeland Security Council; President, Homeland Security and Private Sector Preparedness, Civitas Group. Currently: Senior Fellow, Homeland Security Policy Institute, George Washington University; President and Founder, Sunesis Consulting, providing strategic national and homeland security consulting services to governments, NGOs and the private sector; Advisory Board Member, Center for Naval Analysis; Member, Homeland Security Advisory Council, Pennsylvania State.