Assistant National Cyber Director for Planning and Operations
Caitlin Clarke joined ONCD from American Express, where she led efforts on cyber public-private partnerships, cyber readiness including planning and exercises, and global cyber regulatory engagements. Previously, Caitlin directed all-hazards preparedness policy and planning efforts at the Federal Emergency Management Agency. In that role, she oversaw the development of the National Response Framework, the Federal Interagency Operational Plan for Response, and the National Incident Management System. She also co-led the development of the National Cyber Incident Response Plan. A Virginia native, Caitlin graduated from Providence College with a B.A. in Political Science and holds a Master’s Degree in Public Policy, concentration in National Security, from George Mason University.