Michael W. Lowder

Michael W. Lowder served as the Director of the Office of Intelligence, Security & Emergency Response (S-60) for the U.S. Department of Transportation. He was a member of the Senior Executive Service (SES) and was designated as a National Security Professional and as a Federal Senior Intelligence Coordinator. Mr. Lowder was the Department’s Emergency Coordinator providing leadership for all departmental civil transportation intelligence issues, security policy, and emergency preparedness, response, and recovery activities related to emergencies that affect the viability of the transportation sector.

Prior to this Mr. Lowder served as the Deputy Director of the Response Division for the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) in Washington, D.C. Mr. Lowder has been designated and served as both a Principal Federal Official (PFO) and a Federal Coordinating Officer (FCO). Mr. Lowder was a member of FEMA’s National Emergency Response Team (ERT-N), and the Domestic Emergency Response Team (DEST).

Michael W. Lowder has more than 47 years of experience in the law enforcement and emergency services field, at the Federal, State and Local government levels. He was a Special Agent with the US Government, was a Special Agent with the North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation, and as the Director of Emergency Services at the County level in North Carolina.

Mr. Lowder is an internationally sought after public speaker, having addressed conferences and training sessions worldwide. He has represented the U.S. government at meetings and conferences in the United Kingdom, Russia, China, Australia, Japan, Belgium, Taiwan, Turkey and other countries, as well as throughout the United States. He is listed by NATO as a Transportation and Critical Infrastructure Expert. He represented the U.S. at NATO-RUSSIA counter- terrorism exercises in Kaliningrad, Russia and at the “Black Rain” counterterrorism exercises in the UK.

Director, Office of Intelligence, Security & Emergency Response, U.S Department of Transportation

Deputy Director, Response Division, Federal Emergency Management Agency

Special Agent, North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation

Director, Office of Intelligence, Security & Emergency Response, U.S Department of Transportation

Deputy Director, Response Division, Federal Emergency Management Agency

Special Agent, North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation

Michael W. Lowder served as the Director of the Office of Intelligence, Security & Emergency Response (S-60) for the U.S. Department of Transportation. He was a member of the Senior Executive Service (SES) and was designated as a National Security Professional and as a Federal Senior Intelligence Coordinator. Mr. Lowder was the Department’s Emergency Coordinator providing leadership for all departmental civil transportation intelligence issues, security policy, and emergency preparedness, response, and recovery activities related to emergencies that affect the viability of the transportation sector.

Prior to this Mr. Lowder served as the Deputy Director of the Response Division for the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) in Washington, D.C. Mr. Lowder has been designated and served as both a Principal Federal Official (PFO) and a Federal Coordinating Officer (FCO). Mr. Lowder was a member of FEMA’s National Emergency Response Team (ERT-N), and the Domestic Emergency Response Team (DEST).

Michael W. Lowder has more than 47 years of experience in the law enforcement and emergency services field, at the Federal, State and Local government levels. He was a Special Agent with the US Government, was a Special Agent with the North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation, and as the Director of Emergency Services at the County level in North Carolina.

Mr. Lowder is an internationally sought after public speaker, having addressed conferences and training sessions worldwide. He has represented the U.S. government at meetings and conferences in the United Kingdom, Russia, China, Australia, Japan, Belgium, Taiwan, Turkey and other countries, as well as throughout the United States. He is listed by NATO as a Transportation and Critical Infrastructure Expert. He represented the U.S. at NATO-RUSSIA counter- terrorism exercises in Kaliningrad, Russia and at the “Black Rain” counterterrorism exercises in the UK.