John Mark Deutch

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John Mark Deutch has been a member of the faculty at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology since 1970 and has been an Institute Professor since 1990.[1]

From the Raytheon Company web pages:[2]

"Dr. Deutch has been a director of the Raytheon Company since 1998 ... Deutch served as Director of the United States Central Intelligence Agency (1995-1996; the Deputy Secretary of Defense (1994-1995); and the Undersecretary of Defense, Acquisition and Technology (1993-1994). He was Provost (1985-1990) and Chairman of the Department of Chemistry (1982-1985) at MIT."

Dr. Deutch has also served as Acting Assistant Secretary for Energy Technology (1979) and Undersecretary (1979-80) in the U.S. Department of Energy. [3]

"In addition, John Deutch has served on the President's Nuclear Safety Oversight Committee (1980-81); the President's Commission on Strategic Forces (PCSF) (1983); the White House Science Council (WHSC) (1985-89); the President's Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board (PFIAB) (1990-93); the President's Commission on Aviation Safety and Security (PCASS) (1996); and the President's Commission on Reducing and Protecting Government Secrecy (PCRPGS) (1996). He served as a member of the President's Committee of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST) (1997) and was the Chairman of the President's Commission to Assess the Organization of the Federal Government to Combat the Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction (PCAOFGCPWMD) (1998). [4]

"He is currently on the Board of Directors of Citigroup Inc., CMS Energy Corporation, Cummins Engine Company, Inc., and Schlumberger Ltd. He is Affiliated with the French American Foundation, the Council on Foreign Relations; Resources for the Future, and the Urban Institute. He is now director of the Gorbachev Foundation of North America." Deutch is also a member of the Board of the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. [5]

"Dr. Deutch has published over 120 technical publications in physical chemistry, as well as numerous publications on technology, international security and public policy issues." [6]

Deutch has also served as chairman of a DOE advisory committee on natural gas, was co-author of a 2011 MIT report promoting natural gas, and is director of Cheniere Energy, the only company by 2012 to receive federal permits for gas export.[1]

In July 1990, when Deutch was appointed to the PFIAB, he was also serving as a member of the Defense Policy Board, the Science Advisory Board of the National Security Agency, and had been a member of the Defense Science Board since 1975." [7]

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  1. Peter Mantius, "Powerful Friends and Cozy Relationships Helped Cheniere Cut Through Regulation," DC Bureau, May 23, 2013.
  2. Management and Scientific Advisory Board, IntelligentMDx, accessed November 11, 2008.
  3. Gorbachev Foundation of North America Staff, organizational web page, accessed June 18, 2012.