U.S. National Intelligence Council
United States

Gregory F. Treverton is chairman of the U.S. National Intelligence Council (NIC). Earlier, he served in government on the first Senate Intelligence Committee, the National Security Council, and as vice chair of the NIC. He has been the President of the Pacific Council of International Policy and director of studies at the International Institute for Strategic Studies in London. He has also held positions on the faculty of Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government and the School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University.

Dr. Treverton's curren research interests revolve around ways of thinking about the future, the increasing intersection of "public" and "private," and the role of social media in both collaboration and intelligence analysis.  His books include Covert Action: The Limits of Intervention in the Postwar World (Basic Books, 1987); America, Germany and the Future of Europe (Princeton University Press, 1992); and Rethinking America's Security, edited with Graham T. Allison (Norton, 1992).  His most recent books are Reshaping National Intelligence for an Age of Information (Cambridge University Press, 2003); Intelligence for an Age of Terror (Cambridge University Press, 2009); Dividing Divided States (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2014); and National Intelligence and Science: Beyond the Great Divide in Analysis and Policy, with Wilhelm Agrell (Oxford University Press, 2015).  He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and the Swedish Royal Academy of War Science.  He received his B.A. from Princeton University and his Ph.D. in public policy from Harvard University.