Eli S. Gilman

Director of Administration and Development

Eli S. Gilman is the Director of Administration and Development at the Foreign Policy Research Institute (FPRI), and has served in this position since February 2014. He formerly served as the Special Assistant to the President for Institutional Advancement from 2012-2014, and as a Research Associate in FPRI’s Center on Terrorism and Counterterrorism from 2009-2011.  Prior to joining FPRI, Mr. Gilman served in various positions with the Pennsylvania Office of Homeland Security, where his primary focus was the development and implementation of the Commonwealth’s Critical Infrastructure Protection Program.  In December 2014, he was appointed by Governor-elect Tom Wolf to serve on his Transition Review Team for Emergency Management. Mr. Gilman received his B.A. in Political Science from the George Washington University in 2005, and his M.S. in Public Policy from Drexel University in 2011.