Neil C. Carmichael, Jr. is currently the Director of the National Archives and Records Administration‘s (NARA) Insider Threat Program. Neil formulates policy, best practices, and procedures on mitigating the loss of classified or sensitive information as required by Executive Order 13587. He works in concert with representatives from information assurance and security to ensure that NARA provides the appropriate protective measures on valued assets and information. Neil has a wealth of experience through his past work at the Information Security Oversight Office (ISOO) where he was immersed in practices related to national security information with federal agencies to include the White House, Department of State, Department of Defense, and the Intelligence Community. Neil’s most recent position was in the National Declassification Center (NDC) where he served as the Director of the Indexing and Declassification Review Division. While in the NDC, Neil represented both NARA internal and external partners in the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO)-related matters to include attending annual NATO Archives Committee meetings and had led several NATO Archival working groups with our Allies on streamlining NATO’s Public Disclosure Program. Before coming to the NARA, Neil served in the United States Army and worked at the Department of State. Neil holds a B.A. degree in History from the University College University of Maryland.