Glenn Schoen enjoys a varied career in security management that so far has ranged from operations and analysis to management and consulting. An American born and raised in the Netherlands, his trans-Atlantic professional life has focused mainly on the practical understanding and mitigation of security risks and leveraging this for high performance levels. His key specialty is international terrorism, having worked the issue since 1985.

Positions Held

Founder and CEO (2015-present)

Business Unit Director (2011-2015)
Executive Advisor (2010-2011)
G4S Risk Advisory

Senior Manager (2005-2010)
Ernst & Young Security & Integrity Services

Director European Operations (2004-2005)
Director of Analysis (1995-2004)
General Manager (1993-1995)
TranSecur Inc.

Director Analytical Services (1995-2005)
Project Manager (1991-1995)
Analyst (1988-1990)
International Security Management Inc.

Lecturer – Adjunct Faculty (1996-2007)
Georgetown University Continuing Studies

Volunteer Staff (1993)
White House Presidential Personnel Department

Contributing Author and Analyst (1987-1988)
Counter-Terrorism & Security Report

Research Associate (1987-1988)
UMI Terrorism – An International Resource File

Police Officer (1985, 1987-1988)
American University Police Department

Intern – Liaison to US Senate (1985)
National Forum Foundation

Security Officer (1984-1985)
Wittenberg University Student Patrol

Soccer Goalkeeping Coach (1983-1984)
Ohio Summer Soccer Camps

Select Professional Activities


Member, NCTV Public Spaces Protection Guidance Group
Member, Washington DC Terrorism Sub-Committee ASIS
Member, United Nations ICRI Terrorism Expert Panel
Grand Master, DC White House Hash House Harriers
Contributor, NL Terrorism Reinsurance Fund Panel
President, Netherlands Society of Washington DC
Chairman, NL Country Council, OSAC
Trustee, UK Arnhem 1944 Fellowship
Board Member, Tascet


Worshipful Company of Security Professionals
US State Department OSAC
ASIS International
White House WH3


(Note: Due to client confidentiality and government classification restraints almost none of his writings between 1991 and 2015 were in the public domain. This includes his contribution to over 200 written evaluation, investigation, concept and review reports and more than 400 shorter client topic/issue/event assessments.)


The New Frontier in Enterprise Risk Management, Interview for Tascet, October 2018
Terrorisme in Europa: Een Blik Vooruit,
Na Vandaag, Editors Rob Brons and Peter van Lochem, SIVV 2017
Terrorismus und Unternehmenssicherheit, Interview for WIK – Allianz fur die Sicherheit der Wirtschaft – ASW, Fall 2015
Spain Faces Mammoth Security Tests in 1992,
Security Intelligence Report, December 1991
Security Operations, Soviet Style with Dr. J. William Derleth, Security Intelligence Report, February 1991
Written Testimony, Energy and Commerce SubCommittee on Health and the Environment, US House of Representatives, US Congress, January 1990
Holland’s Hostage Rescuers’, International Defense Review, November 1989
KGB Fields New Hostage Rescue Unit, with Dr. J. William Derleth, Armed Forces Journal International, October 1989
Profile: Anti-Imperialist International Brigade, Counter-Terrorism Security Intelligence,
August 1988
Iranian State-Sponsored Terrorism, Counter-Terrorism Security Intelligence, July 1988
Profile: Japanese Red Army, Security Intelligence & Counter-Terrorism, July 1988
Profile: Movimiento Revolucionario Tupac Amaru (MRTA), Security Intelligence & Counter-Terrorism, June 1988
Profile: Revolutionary Anti-Racist Action, Security Intelligence & Counter-Terrorism,
May 1988
The Dynamics of Single Issue Terrorism, ’Counter Terrorism & Security, September 1989
The Correlation Between Ideological Intensity and Terrorist Activity as a Predictive Indicator of Terrorist Behavior, Graduate School Master’s Thesis, The Ohio State University, Advisors: Dr. James Harf, Dr. Richard Herrmann, Dr. Joseph Kruzel, 1987
Terrorisme: A Catalyst of Three Analytical Approaches, Graduate School Independent Study, The Ohio State University, Advisor: Dr. James Harf, 1986


Good Practice Managing Critical Threats – AIPC Convention Center Management, 2019
Terrorism An International Research File – University Microfiche International, 1988, 1989, 1990
Governmental Responses to Terrorism – Hero Terrorism Book Series (select articles), Editors Yonah Alexander & James S. Denton, Institute for Studies on International Terrorism – State University of New York & Institute for Social and Behavioral Pathology – University of Chicago, 1986
International Terrorism: The Search for a Policy, Edward E. Lynch, National Forum Foundation, 1986


Academic Education

Executive Education Course, Kennedy School of Government (2017)
Harvard University
Post-Graduate Study, International Affairs (1987-1988)
American University
Master of Arts (MA), International Relations (1987)
The Ohio State University
Graduate Study, International Relations (1986)
Webster University
Bachelor of Arts (BA), Political Science (1986)
Wittenberg University
Washington Semester Program in Political Science (1985)
American University
VWO Atheneum A diploma (1983)
Eerste VCL

Post-Academic Professional Education

75+ Security-related Education Seminars / Courses / Master Classes (1988-present)
Including: ASIS International, OSAC, ECSA, IAFCI, EBSA, IBSA, IFSAC
Brainshare Strategies Seminar (2019)
MCI Group

Transformational Leadership Seminar (2019)
Trompenaar Hampden-Turner Ltd
Advisory Quality Service Delivery Courses (2007, 2009, 2010)
Ernst & Young LLC
Communications Training Course (2010)
Bex Communicatie
Business Negotiation Course (2006)
Karass International
Corporate Marketing Strategy Development Course (2000)
Action International Business Coaching
Professional Career Development Course (1998, 2000)
Robbins International
Professional Education Studies, Policy Analysis (1990-1991)
Georgetown University
Firearms Training (1990-1991)
Heckler & Koch USA
CPP Review Course (No Certification) (1988-1989)
ASIS International
Security/Policing/Criminal Law Instruction (1984-1989)
American University Police Department, US Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms, Washington DC Metropolitan Police Department, Ohio Support Services, US Secret Service, US Park Police, Montgomery Country Police Department