Chairman of The Chertoff Group and former DHS Secretary , The Chertoff Group
Michael Chertoff is Chairman of The Chertoff Group, a global security advisory firm that provides consulting, business development and M&A advisory services for clients in the security and government services industries. From 2005 to 2009, Mr. Chertoff served as Secretary of the US Department of Homeland Security, where he led the federal government’s efforts to protect our nation from numerous security threats. Mr. Chertoff previously served as a federal judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit and led the Department of Justice’s Criminal Division where he investigated and prosecuted cases of political corruption, organized crime, fraud and terrorism–including the 9/11 terrorist attack investigation. Mr. Chertoff also serves as senior of counsel at Covington & Burling LLP.