Mr. Kolbe leads BP’s global Intelligence and Analysis team supporting threat warning, risk mitigation, and crisis response. His team provides geo-political threat intelligence, strategic cyber intelligence and business intelligence for BP leadership, security networks, and global business units. Prior to joining BP, Mr. Kolbe served 25 years as an operations officer in the CIA. He was a member of the Senior Intelligence Service, and is a recipient of the Intelligence Medal of Merit and the Distinguished Career Intelligence Medal. Mr. Kolbe served in Russia, the Balkans, Indonesia, East Germany, Zimbabwe, and Austria. In course of his career, he served as station chief and in a variety of senior operational leadership and training roles.