Director of National Intelligence

Acting Director of National Intelligence

Richard A. Grenell

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The Honorable Richard A. Grenell assumed the role of Acting Director of National Intelligence (DNI) on Feb. 20, 2020.


He serves concurrently as the U.S. Ambassador to Germany and Special Presidential Envoy for Serbia and Kosovo Peace Negotiations. Ambassador Grenell previously served as spokesman to four ambassadors at the U.S. Mission to the United Nations, and founded the global public affairs consultancy, Capitol Media Partners.


Ambassador Grenell holds a Master’s Degree in Public Administration from Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government and a Bachelor’s Degree in Government and Public Administration from Evangel College.