William Evanina

Director of the National Counterintelligence and Security Center, Office of the Director of National Intelligence

William R. Evanina is the Director of the National Counterintelligence and Security Center. He serves as the head of counterintelligence (CI) for the US government and as the principal CI and security advisor to the Director of National Intelligence. He oversees national-level programs such as the National Insider Threat Task Force, information technology protection standards and compliance, CI cyber operations, supply chain risk management, threat awareness to sectors of the US critical infrastructure, and national-level damage assessments from espionage or unauthorized disclosures. He served as the Chief of the CIA’s Counterespionage Group. He holds a bachelor’s degree in public administration from Wilkes University and an MA in educational leadership from Arcadia University.