Brian Linvill - Institute for Security Governance
Faculty, Advising & Consulting Division
Mr. Brian Linvill is a Regional Program Lead (RPL) in the Advising and Consulting (A&C) Division at the Institute for Security Governance (ISG). In this role, Mr. Linvill organizes and leads teams of Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) in the conduct of institutional capacity building (ICB) missions in Africa and the Middle East. Mr. Linvill oversees ISG activities in the areas of strategic planning, human resource management (HRM), budgeting, and logistics. In addition, he plays a key role in integrating ICB planning for the Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) and the broader security cooperation community.
Mr. Linvill's previous DoD positions while as an active duty Army officer include Acting Deputy Director, and Chief of the North Africa Engagements Division, Strategic Plans and Policy Directorate (J5), US Africa Command. He also served as the Senior Defense Official/Defense Attaché to Libya and Chief of the Eastern Mediterranean Branch within the Joint Intelligence Center, US Central Command.
Mr. Linvill is a graduate of The Ohio State University and holds an MA in Near Eastern Studies from Princeton University. He has completed the Army's Command and General Staff College as well as a US Army War College Fellowship at Stanford University's Hoover Institution. Brian and his wife, Anna, are the parents of two children.
AREAS OF EXPERTISE
- Security & Defense Policy & Strategy
- Intelligence in Security
- Middle East