Robert Grenier

Robert Grenier

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Former Director, CIA Counterterrorism Center

Robert Grenier is an author, speaker, and Chairman of ERG Partners, a boutique investment bank.  He was 27 years a CIA spy in the Middle East and South Asia, where he was Station Chief for Pakistan and Afghanistan on 9/11, and CIA Mission Manager for Iraq during the 2003 invasion.  A former deputy National Intelligence Officer for the Near East and head of CIA’s spy school, the Farm, he capped his CIA career as Director of the CIA Counter-Terrorism Center. He is the author of 88 Days to Kandahar.

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