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David P. Hunt is a retired senior officer of the Central Intelligence Agency, where he served for 32 years, primarily in the Directorate of Operations. He served extensively overseas, with tours in Italy, Vietnam, Somalia, Norway, France, and New York, and as station chief in Somalia and New York City. He developed, inter alia, particular expertise in Soviet operations, European affairs, and counterintelligence. He holds the Donovan Award as well as the Distinguished Intelligence Medal, the Agency’s highest award. Mr. Hunt is a graduate of St. Paul’s School, attended school in Switzerland, and holds a B.A from Colby College in Maine. He also served in the US Army Counterintelligence Corps and spent a year in Korea. Mr. Hunt is currently chairman of Charles Pratt and Company and the Dosoris Trust Company in New York City. He is a former trustee of The Ocean Conservancy and the Sustainable Development Institute in Washington, and the Adirondack Chapter of the Nature Conservancy, and the Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs, in New York. He lectures occasionally on Intelligence issues.