CHRIS BEECROFT - SENIOR NATIONAL SECURITY CONSULTANT

Chris Beecroft has over fifteen years of national security, defense, and foreign policy experience, having worked in government and with international organizations, non-governmental organizations, and think tanks. His government service includes eight years in the international policy division of the Office of the Secretary of Defense, where he served as Country Director for the United Kingdom, Turkey, Romania, and Bulgaria, among other countries. He also managed Black Sea regional engagement, the Southeast European Defense Ministerial (SEDM) process, and the Warsaw Initiative, a multi-million dollar program which supported cooperation between the U.S. and Central and Eastern European countries. As a result, Mr. Beecroft has extensive U.S. government interagency experience and has helped manage some of the U.S. government's most complex and demanding bilateral defense and security relationships. Mr. Beecroft has a Master's degree from Harvard's Kennedy School of Government.