Mark Fallon Joins The Soufan Group
February 23, 2008

The Soufan Group is pleased to announce the appointment of Mark Fallon as the group’s Senior Vice President for Business Development. Mr. Fallon served for more than 30 years in the federal law enforcement and counterintelligence community, including as a Naval Investigative Service (NCIS) Special Agent and as the Assistant Director for Training of the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC). He was involved in many high impact cases, including Operation Terstop and as the Commander of the USS Cole Task Force. Mr. Fallon has been highly decorated for his government service. He also currently serves on the Executive Board of the International Association of Chiefs of Police, in the International Managers of Police Academy and College Training (IMPACT) section.

“We are very pleased that Mark is joining The Soufan Group. He has an outstanding reputation, and is known for his leadership, training experience, integrity, and counterterrorism judgment – qualities I saw firsthand when we both worked on the USS Cole Investigation,” said Soufan Group, CEO, Ali Soufan. “Mark’s experience and skills brings an important added value to TSG.”

“I am excited to be joining The Soufan Group and once again partnering with Ali Soufan and the incredibly talented team at The Soufan Group has assembled,” Mark Fallon said. “They are all highly seasoned professionals and the array of services TSG provides is unparalleled, as is its global reach.”

Prior to joining TSG, Mr. Fallon’s served as the Assistant Director for Training of the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC), the largest law enforcement training establishment in the United States. Before that posting, Mr. Fallon spent 27 years as a NCIS Special Agent. His assignments with NCIS included as the Director of the NCIS Academy, Deputy Assistant for Training, Deputy Assistant Director for Counterterrorism, Deputy Commander and Special Agent in Charge of CITF, Chief of Counterintelligence Operations – Europe, Africa, Middle East Division, Assistant Special in Charge of NCIS Europe Field Office.

Following the attacks of 9/11, Mr. Fallon was detailed to U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM), and assisted in the Development of the Counterintelligence Support Plan for Operation Enduring Freedom. Mr. Fallon was also detailed to serve as the Special Agent in Charge and Deputy Commander of the Department of Defense Criminal Investigation Task Force (CITF).

The Soufan Group LLC is an international strategic consultancy firm that advises governments and corporations on policy, strategy, security, risk management, and training. It has operations in America, Europe, the Middle East, and Asia, with headquarters in New York, London, and Doha.