Raymond P. Duda Named Assistant Director of the International Operations Division
Director Christopher Wray has named Raymond P. Duda as the assistant director of the International Operations Division at FBI Headquarters in Washington. Mr. Duda most recently served at the assistant-director level at another agency in the U.S. Intelligence Community.
Mr. Duda joined the FBI as a special agent in 1991 and was assigned to work bank and insurance fraud and other white-collar crimes in the Charlotte Field Office in North Carolina. In 1995, he was transferred to the Charlotte Safe Streets Task Force, which focused on investigations of violent crimes. He was promoted to task force supervisor in 2005, and to supervisor of Charlotte’s Joint Terrorism Task Force in 2008.
Between 2003 and 2008, Mr. Duda served several temporary assignments overseas: in Manila, Philippines; Almaty, Kazakhstan; Bucharest, Romania; and Doha, Qatar.
In 2009, Mr. Duda was named the FBI’s legal attaché in Ankara, Turkey, where he focused on joint counterterrorism operations with local law enforcement and intelligence agencies. He moved in 2012 to the Global Initiatives Unit in the Criminal Justice Information Services Division in West Virginia, where he worked with foreign partners to share biometric data on terrorists and organized crime figures.
Mr. Duda transferred to the Pittsburgh Field Office in 2013 as the supervisory special agent over the human intelligence squad. He was promoted in 2014 to assistant special agent in charge in Pittsburgh, overseeing the national security and crisis response programs and the FBI’s West Virginia offices.
In 2017, Mr. Duda was detailed to another agency in the U.S. Intelligence Community as a section chief. In 2018, Director Wray appointed Mr. Duda as the special agent in charge of the Seattle Field Office. He was promoted to an assistant-director level position and detailed to another agency in 2020.
Mr. Duda earned a bachelor’s degree and an MBA from the University of Pittsburgh. Prior to joining the FBI, Mr. Duda was a financial analyst in the private sector.