Meet the Experts
Adam Dobby, Aon; Fred Stolper, OSAC; Henriette Korf, Danish Security Intelligence Agency (PET); and Corey J. Vitello, OSAC. The security experts appeared at "Nordic Security Challenges 2006".
Adam Dobby, Terror & Political Risks Division, Aon Denmark, served in the British Army for 12 years within the Royal Engineers and later the 22nd Special Air Service (SAS) Regiment operating on counter terrorist operations in several parts of the world. In August 1999 he left the service to become a consultant in counter-terrorism.
Mr. Dobby has advised groups such as the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC), British Foreign Commonwealth Office (FCO), Halliburton and Shell in consultancy projects ranging from risk and security strategy to political activism and terrorism. Prior to joining Aon he was contracted to a Lloyds syndicate, to assess solutions for their clients' needs in the coverage against such acts as government seizure, war (in active or potential war zones), riot, terrorism (conventional or otherwise), or physical damage to fixed and mobile assets caused by war, terrorist acts, malicious damage, strikes, riots, civil commotion and business interruption.
Fred Stolper is deputy director of the OSAC Executive Office. He joined the office in August 2006. Special Agent Stolper served previously as the regional security officer (RSO) at the U.S. Embassy in Baku, Azerbaijan. Prior to his tour in Baku, he served in Berlin, on the Secretary's Protective Detail and at Diplomatic Security's Washington Field Office. Deputy Director Stolper works on country council development issues with RSOs around the world and supports a variety of OSAC initiatives.
Henriette Korf is a Security Advisor for the Danish Security Intelligence Agency (PET) Division of Security Consultants and External Communication. She joined PET four years ago upon completion of her Masters degree in Arabic and Middle Eastern studies. Previously, she worked in PET’s Analysis Division.
The primary focus of Ms. Korf’s Division at PET is threat assessment, security analysis and external communication. She works with external partners, both public and private, primarily in the transportation sector.
Corey J. Vitello, Ph.D., is the Western European Regional Coordinator for OSAC. He holds a doctorate in forensic psychology and a master’s degree in organizational behavior. Dr. Vitello currently works as the Western Europe regional coordinator for the Overseas Security Advisory Council (OSAC), U.S. Department of State, and as the OSAC deputy security coordinator for the 2006 World Cup championships in Germany. He was also the deputy security coordinator for the 2006 Winter Olympic Games in Turin and the principal OSAC security coordinator for the 2006 World Economic Forum in Switzerland.
Prior to joining OSAC, Dr. Vitello worked as a terrorism research analyst with the California Department of Justice, State Terrorism Threat Assessment Center, where he monitored national and global trends and the potential effect these trends could have on the security environment in California. In this capacity, he worked with both federal and state agencies as well as local law enforcement. Dr. Vitello has published numerous criminal justice articles and a text book, which was published in August 2006. He has also produced several threat assessments concerning transnational terrorism, organized hate crime and radical activism. His main interests are the psychology of terror and extremism, and the Islamic radicalization of Europe.
The Overseas Security Advisory Council (OSAC) is a federal advisory committee with a U.S. government charter to promote security cooperation between American business and private sector interests worldwide and the U.S. Department of State. OSAC currently encompasses the 34-member core Council, an Executive Office, more than 100 country councils, and more than 3,500 constituent member organizations and 372 associates.
With the recent addition of the Finnish Country Council, OSAC is now operating in Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden. See www.osac.gov or contact AmCham Denmark.