Tom Billard is currently the CEO of Q Group Global, a multinational platform which offers commercial Intelligence and Security consultancy for companies in the United States and Europe. Billard is a former Senior Operations Officer and Senior Manager in the Central Intelligence Agency’s Clandestine Service with over 20 years of experience in Intelligence. Billard served in Moscow and ran the CIA’s Russia operations in headquarters.
Prior to joining the CIA he was a SIGINT Analyst and Russian Linguist in the United States Army. While at CIA, Billard served multiple field tours, including as Chief and Deputy Chief of Station in Europe and in conflict and war zones in the Balkans and South Asia. His headquarters assignments included high-level positions as Chief and Deputy Chief of Operations for Cyber and Global Deployment respectively. He was also the lead instructor and Course Director for CIA’s advanced tradecraft training.