R.P. Eddy

R.P. Eddy

Formal First Name
Randolph Post (R.P.)
Nick Name

R.P. Eddy is the Founder, Chairman, and Chief Executive Officer of Ergo, a consulting and intelligence firm headquartered in New York, NY. With a notable multi-decade career in national security, Eddy currently serves as an advisor to intelligence agencies, major corporations, and investors. He is also a widely-published author and speaker on national security, forecasting, decision-making, geopolitics, and leadership. Eddy appears as a regular guest on TV and radio shows and has been published in major publications, including The Times of London and The Wall Street Journal.

Professional Experience

Academic History

  • Eddy is the Founder of the Center for Policing Terrorism, which served as the think tank for the NYPD and LAPD counterterrorism after 9/11.
  • Foreign Policy noted him as one of “America's most esteemed terrorism and national security experts.” 
  • The World Economic Forum honored him as a Global Leader for Tomorrow.
  • He is a life member of the Council on Foreign Relations.
  • He has testified in front of the U.S. Congress.
  • He was an architect of the Global Fund to Prevent AIDS, tuberculosis, and malaria, which has since saved over 20 million lives.
  • He served in National Security positions in the U.S. Federal Government:
  • Director at White House National Security Council, where he led the process to build the first White House policy on pandemic diseases
  • Diplomat in the Senior Executive Service at State Department
  • Chief of Staff US Mission to the UN
  • Senior Adviser for National Security at Department of Energy
  • He has appeared as a guest on Real Vision.