Mike Rogers – Senior Advisor, Washington, D.C.
Admiral Mike Rogers joined Brunswick in July 2019 following a 37 year career in the U.S. Navy. Mike retired from the Navy in 2018 after rising to the rank of four star admiral. He culminated his career with a four plus year stint serving simultaneously as Commander, U.S. Cyber Command and Director, National Security Agency – creating the U.S. Department of Defense’s (DoD) then newest large war fighting organization and leading the U.S. government’s largest intelligence organization. In those roles he worked extensively with the leadership of the U.S. government, the DoD, and the U.S. Intelligence community as well as their international counterparts in the conduct of cyber and intelligence activity across the globe. He also assisted in the development of national and international policy with respect to cyber, intelligence and technology – including extensive work with corporate leadership in the finance, IT, telecommunications and technology sectors.
Yasmin Brooks – Director, London
Yasmin is the UK and EMEA lead for cyber and has worked with a range of clients to advise them on their cyber and data risks, resilience, and crisis response. Yasmin spent 19 years in UK Government, most recently as Director General for Digital and Media Group at the Department for Culture, Media & Sport (DCMS). She has extensive experience of policy making, regulation, complex problem solving and understanding the political and Parliamentary landscape. During her time at DCMS, Yasmin led the delivery of the UK's Data Protection Act implementing the EU's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). She was responsible for UK telecoms security, increasing the cyber resilience of the UK’s economy, data ethics and innovation particularly relating to AI, regulation of online harms, and data flows with the EU and rest of the world. Yasmin has also worked in the Cabinet Office, where she led the development of the UK's current five-year National Cyber Security Strategy and the establishment of the National Cyber Security Centre.
George Little – Partner, Washington, D.C.
George is the Head of Brunswick’s Washington DC, office specializing in crisis response, cybersecurity, reputational and public affairs matters. He also co-chairs the global Cybersecurity and Privacy practice, helping clients prepare for and respond to cybersecurity incidents. Prior to joining Brunswick, he served as Assistant to the U.S. Secretary of Defense for Public Affairs and Pentagon Press Secretary, and as Director of Public Affairs and Chief of Media Relations for the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). In these roles, he worked closely with counterparts from other governments to address the full range of security challenges facing the U.S., its allies and partners around the world. He also spent five years at IBM advising corporate and government clients on business and technology strategy.