Senior Vice President
Lawrence S. Julihn has lived in Europe, the Caribbean, and South America and has traveled professionally in Asia, the Mediterranean and Africa. A former career military officer, he served in the Office of the Secretary of Defense as a security policy specialist and represented DOD on matters involving military base negotiations, UN peacekeeping, treaty implementation and humanitarian assistance operations. He has experience working in West and Southern Africa, is active in Africa-related policy fora in Washington, and coordinates U.S. government affairs services – including security cooperation and economic assistance – and other Washington activities for a range of international government and private sector clients.
He was Chairman of the Corporate Council on Africa Security Sub-Committee that prepared private sector recommendations for the incoming U.S. Administration in 2009. He is also an active member of the board of the U.S.-Angola Chamber of Commerce. Mr. Julihn is a graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy and the Brazilian Naval War College and holds an MA in National Security Studies from Georgetown University. He is fluent in Portuguese.