Senior Vice President for Defense and Homeland Security
Andrew Koch leads Scribe Strategies’ Defense and Homeland
Security consulting practice.
An expert on US defense acquisition and policy, he brings more
than a decade of national security and defense experience to
lead Scribe’s work in customer, market, and competitive
assessments for homeland security and defense clients, providing
services such as evaluation of companies, government programs,
and identification of new business opportunities.
Having held several senior positions in journalism and non-governmental
think-tanks, Mr. Koch’s wide-ranging background offers
clients a unique perspective on topics as diverse as homeland
security, the defense industry, and weapons proliferation.
Prior to joining Scribe Strategies, Mr. Koch was the Washington
Bureau Chief for Jane's Defence Weekly, the leading
global defense publication. He headed up their coverage of defense
markets and policies in the United States and Western Hemisphere
and was also their primary editorial expert on strategic issues,
U.S. defense procurement and intelligence matters. He continues
to write a column for Jane’s as Contributing
A four-time award winner for journalistic excellence, Mr. Koch
is an internationally recognized defense and homeland security
expert who has testified before Congress and is a frequent commentator on national security
matters. He has appeared in the New York Times, Washington
Post, Los Angeles Times, and on CNN, BBC, NPR, “The
Charlie Rose Show,” ABC, CBS, CNBC, and dozens of other
major media outlets.
In addition, Mr. Koch has been a senior analyst tracking strategic
issues, global weapons proliferation, and security in South
and Southwest Asia. He has worked at several think-tanks, including
the Center for Non-Proliferation Studies in Monterey, California,
and the Center for Defense Information in Washington, D.C.
Mr. Koch holds an M.A. in International Affairs from George
Washington University and a B.A. in International Relations
from Boston University.
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