Director NCBC

Director, National Counterproliferation and Biosecurity Center (Acting)

James McEvers

James McEvers


Mr. McEvers was selected to be the Deputy Director, National Counterproliferation and Biosecurity Center (NCBC) in February 2020. NCBC leads the intelligence community and interagency to halt the proliferation ofweapons of mass destruction,their delivery systems, related technologies, and expertise. Serve as the lead for the integration, mission management,and coordination of intelligence activities pertaining to biosecurity and foreign biological threats.


Mr. McEvers previously served as the National Intelligence Manager for Counterproliferation (NIM-CP), where he was responsible for optimizing and integrating Intelligence Community (IC) efforts to addressthe threat posed by Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) and support thenational security objectives for the counterproliferation mission. Mr.McEvers has also served as the Acting Director and Deputy Director for National Intelligence Management at the National Counterterrorism Center (NCTC) where he provided strategic oversight of counterterrorism strategy development and implementation activities designed to improve the IC’s posture against high-priority terrorism threats.


Mr. McEvers was appointed to the Senior National Intelligence Service in January, 2011. Mr. McEvers is aU.S. Army veteran with over 30 years of military and government service, including tours in Iraq, Afghanistan,Bosnia-Herzegovina and various assignments throughout Europe and the Middle East. Previous assignments include the NCTC, CIA’s Counterterrorism Center, and the U.S. Special Operations Command – Joint Special Operations Command. Mr. McEvers holds a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Business Administration and a Master’s of Science degree in Strategic Intelligence.