Alan Johnson - Institute for Security Governance
Faculty, Advising & Consulting Division
Mr. Johnson serves as the Country Project Lead for the Philippines and Taiwan as well as provides project management oversight of intelligence and human resource management institutional capacity building (ICB) efforts with a focus on INDOPACOM.
Prior to joining ISG, Mr. Johnson served two years as a Senior Advisor to the Afghan Assistant Minister of Defense for Personnel and Education under Operation Enduring Freedom. He also assisted the Multi-National Security Transition Command - Iraq in the drawdown of US forces and transition of security. Prior to his deployments in Iraq and Afghanistan, Mr. Johnson supported the Office of the Secretary of Defense, Personnel and Readiness (OSD P&R) as the Director of Civilian International Programs; helping to establish the Civilian Expeditionary Workforce, drafting legislation for US government civilians in a combat zone, and overseeing pay and benefits for all US Department of Defense (DoD) civilians overseas.
Prior to joining DoD, Mr. Johnson served as a Policy Analyst at the Office of Personnel Management (OPM), interfacing with Congress, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), and other departments. This position included developing, interpreting and enforcing government-wide personnel statutes in United States Code (U.S.C). Prior to OPM, Mr. Johnson worked as a Management Analyst for the Food and Drug Administration developing the agency's Human Capital Management system. Mr. Johnson began his career as a management consultant working in the private and public sector.
Mr. Johnson holds an MBA from Duke University, a dual BS in Economics and Business Administration from Carnegie Mellon University, and attended Yale University at fifteen. Mr. Johnson and his wife, Kristen, have one daughter.
AREAS OF EXPERTISE
- Change Management
- Security & Defense Policy & Strategy
- Human Resource Management
- Intelligence in Security