Brig Barker

53 Years
United States  
San Diego  
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180 cm  
87 kg  


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Mr. Brig Barker retired after 21 years as an FBI agent and is the Founder and CEO of Red Rock Global Security Group. During his FBI career he worked both criminal and terrorism matters. As both an agent and squad supervisor, he has extensive experience in federal court and with the FISA process. He has overseen the most complex investigations within the FBI, with a strong background in oversight, compliance, and regulatory issues. In addition, Mr. Barker was selected and served as the embedded Senior FBI Advisor at DOD Special Operations Command. 

During his career with the FBI, he conducted numerous Counterterrorism deployments throughout Africa, the Middle East, Europe, and the U.K.  In 2014, he completed a deployment to Tunisia.  Mr. Barker further deployed to Nairobi, Kenya and Kampala, Uganda in 1998 as part of the Al Qaida Embassy Bombings investigation, as well as to Cairo, Egypt immediately after the attacks on 9/11/2001.  In 2006, Mr. Barker opened the Freetown, Sierra Leone LEGAT office and led the FBI’s Blood Diamond investigation.  In 2015, he deployed to Tunisia to advise the government of Tunisia on terrorism matters. He further was the primary Counterterrorism Interrogation instructor for the FBI Training Division for two years during which he developed the RQRD Interrogation technique.  During this time he was also a primary instructor for the FBI National Academy program wherein he taught a course on counterterrorism strategies for executive law enforcement. 

Mr. Barker is an FBI trained Arabic speaker and is conversational in Farsi and German. He developed and has taught Survival Arabic for Law Enforcement for the past 10 years.  Mr. Barker was further the Terrorism Finance Coordinator in his last duty assignment and has been the Correctional Intelligence Liaison regarding radicalization issues in two FBI offices. He has 10+ Counterterrorism articles professionally published in Law Enforcement and DOD publications to include the primary Interrogation article for the West Point Counterterrorism textbook, Terrorism and Political Islam.  His Masters thesis, “Decoding the Language of Jihad”, a comprehensive study in Islamic statement analysis and exegesis, was published in Middle East Quarterly.  

Prior to the FBI, Mr. Barker spent five years as a Ranger and Jumpmaster qualified Army officer with the majority of his time in the 82nd Airborne.  He deployed as a Weapons Company Executive Officer to Northern Iraq in 1991 as part of a Low Intensity Conflict operation.

Masters in Justice Administration (GPA 4.0)

B.S. in Business Administration (Minor, Economics)


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