Matthew H. Fleming

Cybersecurity Fellow

Dr. Matthew H. Fleming currently leads the cybersecurity resilience program of a large financial services firm in the United States. He joined the firm from the Homeland Security Studies and Analysis Institute, a federally funded research and development center; a member of its senior leadership team, he managed the institute's cybersecurity portfolio. Prior to the institute, for several years he directed a number of defense-industrial-base-related cybersecurity workstreams within the U.S. Department of Defense. An occasional consultant to the International Monetary Fund, where he worked earlier in his career on issues of financial crime control and foreign exchange regimes, Fleming is also an adjunct professor at Georgetown University, where he teaches courses on risk management and strategy for the McCourt School of Public Policy, and net assessment and cybersecurity for the McDonough School of Business. Fleming was a nonresident national cybersecurity fellow with New America, a nonresident senior fellow with the GW Center for Cyber & Homeland Security, a senior cybersecurity advisor to the Tech Council of Maryland, and an advisor to the Washington Cyber Roundtable; he has previously served on project teams and expert groups for the World Economic Forum, President's National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee, U.S. Department of Defense, and Prime Minister's Delivery Unit in the UK, among others. He holds a Ph.D. in Public Policy from the University of London (University College London); a Master of Public Policy from the University of Michigan (Ann Arbor); and a B.A. in American Studies from Yale University.