The Chertoff Group announced today five key additions to its leadership team. These individuals bring experience in the areas of bio defense, cybersecurity, intelligence, border and transportation security, risk management and emergency management.
Chertoff Group additions include Dr. Jeffrey Runge, former Assistant Secretary for Health Affairs and Chief Medical Officer at the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). Mr. Larry Castro, former National Security Agency (NSA) Representative to DHS and the agency’s Coordinator for Homeland Security Support. Dr. Gary M. Shiffman, Professor of Security Studies at Georgetown University and former Chief of Staff at U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP). Dr. J. Bennet Waters, former Deputy Assistant Administrator at the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and Chief of Staff at DHS’ Office of Health Affairs. Nathaniel T. G. Fogg, former Deputy Chief Operating Officer and Counselor to the Administrator at the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
“This is an exciting time for the Chertoff Group, and I’m thrilled about the latest additions to our team, ” said former DHS Secretary Michael Chertoff. “The reality is that global economic conditions can impact the ability of businesses and governments to prepare for and respond to myriad modern hazards, ranging from cyber threats and terrorism to natural disasters and pandemics. By expanding the depth and breadth of the intellect and resources available to our clients, we will be uniquely positioned to assist them at a time when they need it most.”