Jennifer Hardwick

Jennifer joined the Research and Analysis Unit (RAU) at the Overseas Security Advisory Council (OSAC) in January 2011. Since joining OSAC, Jennifer has covered every geographic region due to position vacancies or analyst travel. Since the 2014 Ebola outbreak, Jennifer has lead the global health and pandemics portfolio while coordinating analytic products and constituent responses with each of the regional analysts. Based in Atlanta, Jennifer works closely with the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). She has given numerous presentations, webinars, and consultations ranging from geopolitical developments to global health concerns.

Jennifer previously held the position of vice president of client relations with Total Intelligence Solutions, a private intelligence service under the Blackwater USA umbrella. She worked on a Department of Justice contract on less-than-lethal technologies in aviation. Additionally, she worked in various capacities for fee-based intelligence services at Pinkerton and Kroll, to include creating numerous product lines based on client needs, hiring analytic staff, writing reports, leading sales efforts, and managing client accounts.

Jennifer has a B.A. in international affairs from The George Washington University. She speaks German fluently.