Scott Mulligan is Director of LAM LHA U.S. Scott brings with him over 20 years of leadership and innovation in homeland and aviation security. Scott’s background gives him unique insight into the application of technologies, processes and people and how each can be used to create effective and sustainable security solutions. Prior to joining LAM LHA, Scott served in the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) as a senior executive with the Transportation Security Administration (TSA). His most recent role before leaving government was as the Assistant Administrator for TSA’s Office of Inspection. In this role, Scott was responsible for both the testing/evaluating and driving improvements in all aspects of transportation security systems both publicly and privately held. Through this work Scott drove changes to some of the most cutting edge security technologies and processes including checkpoint and cargo screening equipment, identity and credential authentication technologies and Advanced Imaging Technologies. His work also tested and improved emerging security challenges for transportation security including cybersecurity and unmanned aircraft systems (UAS). During his time, Scott also launched TSA’s joint testing programs with a broad coalition of the US’s international aviation partners in order to drive reciprocal security agreements worldwide. Scott began his career as a criminal and regulatory attorney for the U.S. Army’s Judge Advocate Corps, the Department of Justice and the TSA. As a regulatory attorney for TSA, Scott has a deep understanding of regulatory frameworks both domestically and internationally. Other roles include serving as the Executive Director for legislative affairs with the US Congress’ Office of Compliance. All of these former roles give Scott an unparalleled ability to help clients navigate the regulatory and legislative hurdles associated with complex security issues. Mr. Mulligan holds a Juris Doctorate degree from the Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, as well as a master’s degree in Homeland Security Studies from the United States Naval Post Graduate School’s Center for Homeland Defense and Security.
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