Areas of Focus

• Security and Intelligence Program Development
• Threat and Vulnerability Assessments
• Investigations and Due Diligence
• Travel Security
• Workplace Violence
• Supply Chain Risk Management

Recent Engagements:

• Deployed to a major manufacturer’s global sites to identify threats, vulnerabilities, and recommend best-practices in its supply chain, while simultaneously augmenting the company’s manufacturing and security teams to craft tactical, strategic, and operational programmatic measures

• Helped a major automaker develop and implement a target operating model for its global security organization

• Managed threat briefings for a global airline, leveraging TCG’s deep bench of former intelligence community professionals to provide actionable insights around global events tailored to the firm’s operational footprint

• Conducted several sensitive due diligence investigations on behalf of a Fortune 500 manufacturer, leveraging open source intelligence in multiple languages, alongside deep/dark web and social media research, to orient discreet local source inquiries on the ground in former Soviet Union countries

• Provided strategic support to a major biometrics company looking to expand its presence with federal government national security customers

• Assisted with several buy-side market intelligence assessments for a major risk intelligence provider, helping Client decision-makers understand the security space and vet potential acquisition targets

Brogan Ingstad is a Senior Associate in The Chertoff Group’s Strategic Advisory Services practice, where he provides Fortune 500 Clients with a full suite of risk management solutions to support their security and intelligence programs. He also lends support to Chertoff Group's Merchant Banking practice, providing market intelligence in the security space. Based in Washington D.C., Brogan joined The Chertoff Group in 2018.

Previously Brogan headed an emerging markets business intelligence team for Oxford Business Group, helping governments and firms across the Middle East, Africa, Asia, and Latin America understand their geopolitical risk and business operating environments. Brogan additionally conducted research for the Henry A. Kissinger Center for Global Affairs in Washington D.C., focusing on contemporary issues in U.S. foreign policy, international security, and emerging technologies.


• Certified Protection Professional (CPP), ASIS International
• Certified Risk Management Professional (CRMP), DRI International


• Master of International Public Policy, School of Advanced International Studies at Johns Hopkins University
• Bachelor of Business Administration, McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas at Austin

Recent Publications, Interviews and Speaking Engagements
•Security Magazine, "Protecting Physical Security Site Surveys During COVID-19," February 2022
•Security Info Watch, "How to Navigate Today's Supply Chain Security," June 2021,
• Chertoff Group Point of View, “The Death of Qassim Suleimani and Risks to Global Security,” January 2020,
• Chertoff Group Blog “Applying Intelligence Techniques to the Corporate World,” October, 2019,
• Brogan has appeared on Chertoff Group podcasts:

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