Heidi Ro


Prior to joining Lafayette Group, Heidi was an intern at the U.S. Department of State’s Office of the Science & Technology Advisor to the Secretary where she focused on international policy regarding emerging technologies.  She currently holds a BA in Political Science, with a focus on International Security, from the University of Washington, and is currently working towards her Masters in International Affairs at the School of International Service at American University with a focus on Global Security and Cybersecurity Policy.

Ms. Ro joined Lafayette in 2017 and supports the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Office of Cybersecurity and Communications (CS&C) Federal Network Resilience division in its efforts to improve cybersecurity governance across federal agencies, and to increase agency adoption of DHS cybersecurity capabilities. Additionally, she supports DHS’s Office of Emergency Communication (OEC) on programs to improve interoperability.