is a thirty-two year career veteran
with the Central Intelligence Agency
. For twenty-five years he served in CIA’s elite
Clandestine Service as an undercover, covert operations officer carrying out foreign assignments involving international terrorism
and global narcotics trafficking. During his Agency career he has also been a foreign political affairs analyst
, Presidential briefer, and a CIA training instructor in tactical paramilitary
and espionage tradecraft disciplines.
In his current assignment, Mr. Brandon is a Senior Operations Officer assigned to the Office of Public Affairs where he serves as the official Agency liaison with the film industry. Mr. Brandon provides technical support to documentary, feature film and network television programs committed to factual, realistic portrayals of the CIA. He is also Master of Ceremonies for official CIA public events, official “on-camera” spokesman for selected televised news stories, documentary programs and other public venue activities.
Mr. Brandon’s film credits include The Recruit, Sum of All Fears, Enemy of the State, Bad Company, In the Company of Spies; and he has been the technical consultant for television programs including The Agency, Alias and JAG. He has made numerous appearances on Discovery, Learning Channel, History Channel, PBS, A&E and other documentaries as well as interviews on E-Entertainment, Access Hollywood, Entertainment Tonight and other film industry news programs.