Robert M. Lingan - Director, Office of Corporate Security Strategy, Analysis and Special Operations / Acting Director, Office of Security
Robert Lingan is the Director of the Office of Corporate Security Strategy, Analysis and Special Operations with concurrent responsibility as Acting Director of the Office of Security within the Office of the Associate Undersecretary for Environment, Health, Safety and Security (AU).
As Director of the Office of Corporate Security Strategy, Analysis and Special Operations, Mr. Lingan is charged with the conduct of specialized security studies and identifying and developing Department-wide solutions to security challenges. He also manages the Department’s Technical Security and Executive Protection Programs. In addition, Mr. Lingan is the Department’s Designated Senior Official for Insider Threat, and Executive Secretary to the DOE Special Access Programs Oversight Committee.
As Acting Director of the Office of Security, Mr. Lingan is responsible for managing the organization’s efforts to develop security policy, provide security advice and assistance to field elements and coordinate with domestic authorities to deliver safeguards and security technical assistance, systems support, and technology development and deployment opportunities. He also ensures that Departmental personnel security programs are consistent and effectively implemented.
Prior to his current positions, he held positions as the Director, Office of Headquarters Security Operations, and Associate Director of Operations for the DOE Office of Security. He has represented DOE on a variety of interagency security committees to include the Deputy Attorney General's Homeland Security Working Group formed in the wake of the 9/11 attacks against the United States.
Mr. Lingan has over 25 years’ experience in the security field spanning both the public and private sectors. Prior to his Federal career which began in 2001, he held numerous leadership positions in the private sector to include Vice President/Senior Technical Manager for Protection Technologies Programs with BDM/TRW Inc.
Mr. Lingan holds a Bachelor‘s degree (Economics) and Master’s degree (Political Science/Public Administration) from Virginia Tech.