Ted Singer

For 35 years, Ted Singer excelled in leadership roles of increasing responsibility involving U.S. national security matters around the globe. As a senior executive with oversight of a sensitive CIA enterprise-level office, chief of Middle East operations, and five-time chief of station, he earned national recognition for strategic leadership and decision-making in tactical environments.

Currently an advisor, speaker, and writer, Ted assists private and public sector clients confronting today’s global challenges. Ted maintains proficiency in Arabic, French, and Turkish.

Engagement Highlights:

  • Strategic planning, stewardship of significant staff and support personnel, management of financial resources, and operational control of innovative and dynamic intelligence programs, often under direct Presidential oversight. These programs frequently engaged the highest levels of policy, military, and U.S. and international business leaders.
  • Enduring regional expertise, knowledge, contacts across the Middle East and Europe, where he lived and served for 25 years, in both politically sensitive assignments and unstable environments.
  • Real-world success in identifying and countering threats, performing due diligence, and working both independently and as a member of multidisciplinary teams.
  • Intelligence diplomacy to advance U.S. policy objectives. These complex engagements entailed managing strategic guidance from senior levels of U.S. and foreign governments and providing plain-speak, risk-gain assessments on potential outputs and returns on investment.



  • Distinguished Career Intelligence Medal (2023)
  • Director of Central Intelligence Agency’s Award (2019)
  • Director of National Intelligence’s Award for Leadership (2016)


  • B.S., Georgetown University, International Politics

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