Horrell Circle

Steven Horrell

Senior Fellow, Transatlantic Defense and Security

Steven Horrell is a Nonresident Senior Fellow with the Transatlantic Defense and Security Program at the Center for European Policy Analysis (CEPA). He is a former Naval Intelligence Officer, retiring as a Captain in 2021. He holds a BS in History from the U.S. Naval Academy and a Masters in Strategic Studies from the U.S. Army War College. His thirty years of service included several overseas postings in the Indo-Pacific and in Europe. He has deployed multiple times, both afloat and ashore to the U.S. European Command, U.S. Central Command, and U.S. Africa Command regions. From 2012 to 2015 he served as the Director of Intelligence at Joint Intelligence Operations Center Europe Analytic Center, RAF Molesworth, leading 300 intelligence professionals executing all of Commander, U.S. European Command’s intelligence analysis and production.

Other recent experience includes serving on the staff of the Deputy Chief of Naval Operations for Information Warfare, as the Defense Intelligence Agency Reserve Integration Office Deputy Director, and as the 2015-2016 U.S. Navy Senior Fellow to the Atlantic Council.