Alice Borene

Alice Borene

  • On March 17, 2024

Alice Borene is a Senior Consultant at Lexpat Global Services.  An experienced foreign policy and intelligence professional, Alice previously served as an executive at the U.S. Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) with a focus on interagency collaboration and support to NSC and White House stakeholders.  She held several senior positions in ODNI, including as the first Director for Human Rights and War Crimes, in addition to assignments as Special Assistant to the Deputy Director of National Intelligence, Director of Export Controls, and Assistant Director for Europe.  Her expertise includes the US-EU Transatlantic relationship, NATO and its individual EU members, Five Eyes intelligence issues, and the Balkans.  She also has refined communications skills in explaining complex national security, legal, and technical concepts to senior executives and policymakers, as well as foreign and domestic partners.

Alice also served as the Civil Liberties and Privacy Officer for the Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA), where she provided oversight for groundbreaking scientific research, and as the Deputy Privacy Officer at the National Counterterrorism Center (NCTC), after having been a senior NCTC intelligence analyst focusing on European legal issues.

As a decorated soldier in the United States Army, Alice served as a Serbian-Croatian linguist and intelligence analyst, graduating first in her class in combat training, language school, and technical training.

Alice holds a BA in history from the University of Minnesota, an MA in modern European history from the University of Washington, and a JD from the University of Virginia, where she interned with the War Crimes Division of the State Court in Bosnia-Herzegovina and was a 2009 Presidential Management Fellowship Finalist.  She is currently a Ph.D. candidate at King’s College London.

Alice is editor of The International Human Rights Law Sourcebook and The International Humanitarian Law (Law of Armed Conflict) Sourcebook, both published by the American Bar Association, and is a Certified Information Privacy Professional.  She speaks Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian, French, and German.