Trump picks Thomas Bossert for top counter-terrorism chief

Bossert currently runs a risk management consulting firm and has a cyber risk fellowship with the Atlantic Council think tank. Photograph:( Getty )

Reuters Washington, DC, United States Dec 27, 2016, 04.42 PM (IST)

US President-elect Donald Trump on Tuesday announced that Thomas Bossert, former deputy homeland security adviser to President George W Bush, would be his White House adviser on security and counterterrorism issues, according to a statement.

As assistant to the president for homeland security and counterterrorism, Bossert would be Trump's top counterterrorism chief.

He currently runs a risk management consulting firm and has a cyber risk fellowship with the Atlantic Council think tank.

(Reuters)