Founding partner and President, The Arkin Group LLC
Jack Devine is a founding partner and president of The Arkin Group LLC, which specialises in international crisis management, strategic intelligence, investigative research and business problem-solving. He is a 32-year veteran of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). Mr Devine served as both acting director and associate director of the CIA’s operations outside the United States from 1993 to 1995. He served as chief of the Latin American Division from 1992 to 1993 and was the principal manager of the CIA’s sensitive projects in Latin America. He headed the CIA’s Counternarcotics Center from 1990 to 1992 and the CIA’s Afghan Task Force from 1985 to 1987, which successfully countered Soviet aggression in the region. In 1987, he was awarded the CIA’s Meritorious Officer Award for this accomplishment. He is the recipient of the Agency’s Distinguished Intelligence Medal and several meritorious awards.