Central Intelligence Agency
Benjamin Huebner is the CIA’s Privacy and Civil Liberties Officer and Senior Agency Official for Privacy. In these roles, Ben serve as an independent, primary advisor to the CIA Director and other senior Agency officials to ensure that all CIA’s missions, programs, activities, policies, and technologies protect privacy and civil liberties.
Prior to joining the CIA, Ben previously served in the Department of Justice as the Counsel for Intelligence to the Assistant Attorney General for the National Security Division, advising Department leaders on intelligence-related matters, including intelligence operations, litigation and oversight. In particular, he has extensive experience developing and managing oversight programs related to intelligence collection conducted under the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act.
Ben has also worked on the Hill and clerked for the Honorable David S. Tatel, U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia. Ben is a graduate of Haverford College and New York University School of Law.