Expert Profile

Ms Madeline Olden
Position(s) Global Intelligence Analyst, Royal Caribbean Group (RCG)

Ms Madeline Olden is a Young Leader in Foreign and Security Policy within the Global Fellowship Initiative of the GCSP. Madeline Olden is an intelligence and international security professional with experience in corporations, nonprofit organizations, and the think tank community. She has supported the operations of private sector intelligence programs in various areas, to include cybersecurity, terrorism and extremism, geopolitical risks, and maritime threats. Madeline is currently a Global Intelligence Analyst at Royal Caribbean Group (RCG), and previously worked as an Intelligence Analyst at Crisis24.

Madeline currently serves on the subcommittee “Addressing Risks from Non-State Actors' Use of Commercially Available Technologies” through the Public-Private Analytic Exchange Program (AEP). Through the program, she conducts research on the availability, strategies, and impacts of the malicious use of technology among non-state actors in both physical and virtual domains. The program is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Office of Intelligence and Analysis (DHS/I&A), on behalf of the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI).

Madeline received her Master of Arts in Global Governance, Politics, and Security from American University (AU) in May 2021. During her studies, Madeline was selected for AU’s School of International Service Dean’s Excellence Award, and upon graduating she received the Graduate Award for Policy Contribution from AU. During her graduate program, Madeline was selected for the Atlantic Council’s first cohort of the Young Global Professionals Program, where she supported the Transatlantic Security Initiative in the Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security.