Science Breakfast - June 2013 - Mathew Burrows

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Mathew Burrows, PhD, Counselor and Director, Analysis and Production Staff at the National Intelligence Council (NIC) will address the Science Diplomats Club on Thursday June 6, 2013 from 8am to 10am at the Embassy of France.

Mathew Burrows will discuss the report “Global Trends 2030: Alternative Worlds” released by theOffice of the Director of National Intelligence in December 2012, with a focus on Science & Technology.

About the Speaker

Mathew Burrows was appointed counselor to the National Intelligence Council (NIC) in 2007 and director of the council’s Analysis and Production Staff (APS) in 2010. He was the principal drafter of the NIC publication “Global Trends 2030: Alternative Worlds” in 2012 and "Global Trends 2025: A Transformed World" In 2008. In 2005, he was asked to set up and direct the NIC’s new Long Range Analysis Unit.

Burrows joined the CIA in 1986, where he served as analyst for the Directorate of Intelligence, covering Western Europe, including the development of European institutions such as the European Union. In 1998-1999 he was the first holder of the Intelligence Community Fellowship and served at the Council on Foreign Relations in New York. Other previous positions included assignments as special assistant to the U.N. Ambassador Richard Holbrooke in 1999-2001 and deputy national security adviser to U.S. Treasury Secretary Paul O’Neill in 2001-2002. Burrows graduated from Wesleyan University and received a Ph.D. in European history from Cambridge University.