Carol Rollie Flynn, a Senior Fellow in the Program on National Security at the Foreign Policy Research Insittute, is the founder and managing principal of Singa Consulting. A 30-year veteran of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), Ms. Flynn held senior executive positions including Director of CIA’s Leadership Academy, Director of the Office of Foreign Intelligence Relationships, Executive Director of the CIA Counterterrorism Center, and Chief of Station in major posts in Southeast Asia and Latin America. She has extensive experience in overseas intelligence operations, security, and counterintelligence as well as expertise in designing and delivering advanced education and training to adult learners.
Ms. Flynn is an adjunct Associate Professor at Georgetown University’s McCourt School of Public Policy where she teaches a graduate seminar on Intelligence, and a visiting faculty member at Wellesley College’s Madeleine Albright Institute and the Fordham University Graduate School of Business. She serves as Adjunct Staff at Rand Corporation and is a senior associate at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS). A member of the Council on Foreign Relations and the International Coach Federation, Ms. Flynn has a bachelor of arts degree from Wellesley College and has completed executive leadership programs at Duke University and the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, and an MS in Cyber Security from University of Maryland, University College. She is an Associate Certified Coach through the International Coach Federation.
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