Assistant Director, Weapons of Mass Destruction Directorate
Brian Boetig was named assistant director of the Weapons of Mass Destruction Directorate in August 2018. Mr. Boetig had previously served as the legal attaché for Legat London.
Mr. Boetig joined the FBI as a special agent in 1998 and was first assigned to the Washington Field Office, where he investigated crimes against U.S. persons and interests in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. He then transferred to the Joint Terrorism Task Force, where he worked both domestic and international counterterrorism cases.
Mr. Boetig has served in several notable leadership positions. In 2003, he joined the FBI Academy at Quantico as an instructor. He then moved to the San Francisco Field Office, San Jose Resident Agency, to serve as the supervisory special agent over the cyber squad. In 2008, Mr. Boetig became an FBI Counterterrorism Division liaison officer to the CIA’s Counterterrorism Center. Two years later, he was promoted to assistant special agent in charge of the Oklahoma City Field Office, with oversight of all counterterrorism and cyber matters. In 2013, after serving as the director of the National Cyber Investigative Joint Task Force, Mr. Boetig was named special agent in charge of the Buffalo Field Office.
Prior to joining the FBI, Mr. Boetig worked as a special agent with the Georgia Bureau of Investigation and as a police officer in Auburn, Alabama.