Ms. Amy Hopkins currently serves as the Analysis Director within the Research and Development Division in the Aerospace Sector of Northrop Grumman Corporation. In this capacity she leads strategic campaign level analysis addressing the hardest problems faced by the Department of Defense and the Intelligence Community. Prior to her current positions, Ms. Hopkins was a Professional Staff member of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence. Before working for the Intelligence Committee, Ms. Hopkins served as the Special Assistant to the Vice Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff. She was responsible for the oversight of all acquisition, intelligence, operational, policy and legislative facets of high priority special access programs for the VCJCS. Prior to her assignment on the Joint Staff, Ms. Hopkins was the US Pacific Command (PACOM) Chief for Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaince (ISR) Plans, Policy and Strategy. As such, she was responsible for ISR functional management to include collection operational planning, collection requirements/execution, cross-functional synchronization, visualization of collection operations activities, policy, programmatic, architecture and future collections.
Ms. Hopkins, a native of Lewes, Delaware is a graduate from Old Dominion University with a B.A. in International Relations and George Washington University with a M.A. in National Security Policy Studies. She has served on the staff of Senator Thomas R. Carper, while he held the office of Governor of Delaware, and the late Senator William V. Roth Jr.