Robert Grenier
Former Director of the CIA Counter-Terrorism Center (2004 to 2006); Author of the forthcoming '88 Days to Kandahar'

Mr. Robert L. Grenier is Chairman of ERG Partners, a financial advisory and consulting firm. He retired from CIA in 2006, following a highly-decorated 27-year career in the CIA’s Clandestine Service. Mr. Grenier was Director of the CIA Counter-Terrorism Center (CTC) from 2004 to 2006, served as the CIA’s senior representative to the White House and the policy community on Iraq from 2002 to 2004, and was the CIA Chief of Station in Islamabad, Pakistan before and after the 9/11 attacks. Earlier, Mr. Grenier was the deputy National Intelligence Officer for the Near East and South Asia, and also served as the CIA’s chief of operational training, where he authored the Clandestine Service’s code of ethics. A noted lecturer, Mr. Grenier is now a life member of the Council on Foreign Relations, and speaks and writes frequently on foreign policy and intelligence issues. He is the author of 88 Days to Kandahar.