Senior Director for Space, Intelligence, and Weapon Systems
Manufacturing Division Meeting : Industry Panel
Tim Morrison is Senior Director of Space, Intelligence, and Missile Defense for Government Operations. In this role, he leads Government Operations activities supporting the Vice President and General Manager of Boeing’s Missile and Weapon Systems businesses and the program managers of the various individual business focuses.
Previously, Tim was Deputy Assistant to the President for national security in the Trump administration. He served as Senior Director on the National Security Council for European affairs, where he was responsible for coordinating U.S. government policy for 52 countries and three multilateral organizations. Prior to that post, he was Senior Director for Counterproliferation and Biodefense, where he coordinated U.S. government policy on arms control, North Korean and Iranian weapons of mass destruction programs, export controls and technology transfers, and implementation of the Conventional Arms Transfer policy.
For 17 years, Tim worked in a variety of roles on Capitol Hill. From 2011 through July 2018, he served on the House Armed Services Committee staff, initially as Staff Lead of the Subcommittee on Strategic Forces and ultimately as Policy Director of the Committee. As Staff Lead of the Strategic Forces Subcommittee, he oversaw a more than $30 billion portfolio of missile defense, DOD and DOE nuclear weapons programs, and national security space programs.
As Policy Director, Mr. Morrison led implementation of the Chairman’s priorities, including overseeing implementation of the National Security Strategy and National Defense Strategy. From 2007 until 2011, Tim was the National Security Advisor to U.S. Senator Jon Kyl (AZ), the Senate Republican Whip, where he assisted in coordinating national security policy and strategy for the Senate Republican Conference and led policy initiatives on nuclear weapons, arms control, export controls, and economic sanctions.
Tim has a B.A. in political science and history from the University of Minnesota. He also has a J.D. from the George Washington University Law School. He was an intelligence officer in the United States Navy Reserve between 2011 and 2021. Tim is also a senior fellow at Hudson Institute, specializing in Asia-Pacific security, missile defense, nuclear deterrent modernization, and arms control. He currently serves on the U.S. Strategic Command Strategic Advisory Group; the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Expert Review Committees for the Weapons and Complex Integration Directorate; and the Sandia National Laboratory External Advisory Board for Global Security.