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Federal official , risk management firm executive

Richard Alan Clarke, American risk management firm executive, former federal official.


Clarke, Richard Alan was born on October 27, 1950 in Massachusetts, United States.


Bachelor, University Pennsylvania, 1972. Master of Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1978.


Nuclear weapons & European security analyst United States Department Defense, 1973-1977. Senior analyst Pacific Sierra Research Corporation, 1978-1979. Senior analyst Bureau Politico-Military Affairs United States Department State, Washington, 1979-1985, deputy assistant secretary for intelligence, 1985-1989, assistant secretary for politico-military affairs, 1989-1992.

Special assistant to President for global affairs National Security Council, Washington, 1992—1998, national coordinator for security, infrastructure protection, & counter-terrorism, 1998—2001, special adviser for cyberspace security, 2001—2003. Chairman Good Harbor Consulting, LLC, Arlington, Virginia, since 2003. Chair Critical Infrastructure Protection Board, 2001—2003.

Adjunct faculty Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, since 2003. Security consultant ABC News, Washington, 2003.