Board Member

Jami Miscik

Jami Miscik

CEO, Global Strategic Insights

Jami Miscik is the CEO of Global Strategic Insights, a private consulting firm focused on advising on geopolitical and macroeconomic issues. She also serves as a senior advisor at Lazard Geopolitical Advisory. Previously, Miscik was the CEO of Kissinger Associates and the Global Head of Sovereign Risk at Lehman Brothers. Before joining the private sector, Miscik served at the Central Intelligence Agency, where she was Deputy Director for Intelligence. She is a member of the boards of Morgan Stanley, General Motors, and HP Inc. She also is a trustee at In-Q-Tel and the chair of the American Ditchley Foundation. She previously served as a member and co-chair of the President’s Intelligence Advisory Board. Miscik received her BA from Pepperdine University and her MA from the University of Denver’s School of International Studies and holds an honorary doctorate in public service from the University of Denver.

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