Biography

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Brian Hook
Senior Policy Advisor to the Secretary of State and Special Representative for Iran
Policy Planning Staff
Term of Appointment: 02/2017 to present

Brian Hook is Senior Policy Advisor to the Secretary of State and Special Representative for Iran. Previously, he was the founder of Latitude, LLC, an international strategic consulting firm based in Washington, DC.

He held a number of senior positions in the Bush Administration, including Assistant Secretary of State for International Organizations; Senior Advisor to the U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations; Special Assistant to the President for Policy in the White House Chief of Staff’s office; and Counsel, Office of Legal Policy, at the Justice Department.

He practiced corporate law at Hogan & Hartson in Washington from 1999-2003. Before practicing law, he served as an advisor to Iowa Governor Terry Branstad and to U.S. Congressman James Leach.