Michèle Flournoy

Michèle Flournoy

Chair, CNAS Board of Directors

Michèle Flournoy is Co-Founder and Managing Partner of WestExec Advisors, and former Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of the Center for a New American Security (CNAS), where she currently serves as Chair of the Board of Directors. Michèle served as the Under Secretary of Defense for Policy from February 2009 to February 2012. Previously, she was senior advisor at the Center for Strategic and International Studies and, prior to that, a distinguished research professor at the Institute for National Strategic Studies at the National Defense University.