Kirstjen Nielsen
President, Sunesis Consulting

Kirstjen Nielsen is President, Sunesis Consulting. 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: Chair, Global Agenda Council on Risk and Resilience, World Economic Forum; Senior Fellow, George Washington University Center for Cyber and Homeland Security; 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; Credentialed risk expert, RANE: the Risk Assistance Network + Exchange.