George (Kris) Hughes - Institute for Security Governance
Faculty, Education & Professional Practice Division
Mr. George (Kris) Hughes joined the Education & Professional Practice (EPP) Division of the Institute for Security Governance (ISG) in January 2021 as a member of the Logistics Capacity Building team and lecturer. Mr. Hughes works with partner nations on Institutional Capacity Building, specifically in logistics, and supports the Joint Logistics Enterprise and Geographic Combatant Commands with integrating logistics activities into the design, implementation, monitoring, and evaluation of security cooperation projects.
Prior to joining ISG, Mr. Hughes spent 20 years as a United States Army Logistics Officer and served 10 years overseas. He also served as the Director of Staff for U.S. Africa Command's Directorate for Logistics, Associate Professor with the Department of Logistics and Resource Operations, and Project Management Professional (PMP) for the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College.
In his role as Director of Staff for U.S. Africa Command's Directorate for Logistics, his work focused on coordination with inter-agency, multinational, congressional, and non-governmental partners. In addition to being the lead logistical planner for the United States Africa Command’s Theater Campaign Plan, Mr. Hughes also authored, monitored, and evaluated metrics on the AFRICOM logistics strategic vision, and was charged with organizing international logistics forums attended by African, multinational, and interagency partners. While working as a professor at the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College, Mr. Hughes developed and taught curricula on logistics, force management, critical thinking, and effective communication. He also facilitated training programs with the Central Intelligence Agency, the Army Reserve, and Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) units.
Mr. Hughes holds a Master’s Certificate in Supply Chain Management from Michigan State University, a Master of Business Administration from Norwich University, a Master of Science in Human Resource Management from the University of Oklahoma, and a Bachelor of Science in Secondary Education from The Citadel: The Military College of South Carolina.
AREAS OF EXPERTISE
- Defense Logistics
- Organizational Development