Executive Director NCSC

Executive Director, National Counterintelligence And Security Center

Executive Director, NCSC

Mirriam-Grace MacIntyre

Mirriam-Grace MacIntyre

Ms. Mirriam-Grace MacIntyre is the Executive Director of the National Counterintelligence and Security Center (NCSC) where she oversees the daily operations of a national center dedicated to protecting America from foreign intelligence threats.

From 2021-2023, Ms. MacIntyre served as the Director for Counterintelligence at the National Security Council where she led the development of counterintelligence policy under the Biden-Harris Administration.

Ms. MacIntyre joined ODNI cadre in 2016 first as the National Counterintelligence Officer for Russia, Europe and Eurasia and later as the Deputy National Intelligence Manager for Counterintelligence and was responsible for leading the development of strategies, plans, and initiatives to advance the Intelligence Community’s (IC) counterintelligence mission and address the needs of U.S. Government decision makers. Under her leadership, ODNI was instrumental in driving significant CI and security advancements at the North Atlantic Treaty Organization. She also led numerous high-impact initiatives, including NCSC’s support to Operation Warp Speed’s COVID-19 vaccine development effort which enhanced threat awareness for the state, local, and private sector.

Prior to joining ODNI, Ms. MacIntyre served for eleven years as an intelligence officer at the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) where she held numerous senior analytic and management positions across the counterterrorism, CI, and counterespionage portfolios. In 2007, she led a team of linguists, analysts, and investigators at the Combined Media Processing Center – Qatar responsible for supporting ongoing military operations during Operation Iraqi Freedom. Prior to that, Ms. MacIntyre held several analytic positions working hard targets and spent two years as an analyst and briefer in support of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, where she produced current intelligence products on foreign intelligence threats to the Department of Defense.

Awards and honors include DIA’s Meritorious Civilian Service Award, DoD’s Civilian Combat Support Award, DoD’s Civilian Expeditionary Award, and the National Security Award for CI Analysis.

Ms. MacIntyre holds degrees and certificates from Georgetown University, George Washington University, and Institut des Etudes Sciences Politiques de Paris.

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