Mr. Carr has over 25 years of experience in the field of Physical Protection, designing and implementing effective systems at federal, state, and various industrial/commercial facilities. Mr. Carr transitioned over from the private sector to Pacific Northwest National Laboratory in 2010 supporting the Office of Global Threat Reduction (NA-21) and the Office of Radiological Security (ORS).
Currently Mr. Carr is a National Security Specialist for the Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Radiological Security. In this role Mr. Carr utilizes best practices in modern industrial security in the implementation of physical protection systems to secure radiological sources in commercial, industrial and medical facilities. In support of these physical protection upgrades Mr. Carr works with in country contractors and regulators to promote the sustainability of security efforts at the site level and national level at participating sites. As a Subject Matter Expert Mr. Carr has facilitated trainings for large groups of operators, regulatory personnel, and other government officials regarding nuclear and radiological security and regulatory development at international conferences dedicated to the security of radiological and nuclear materials.
Mr. Carr has a Master of Arts in National Security Studies and Intelligence Analysis with the American Military University. Relevant knowledge acquired during this course of study as stated in the program description includes the appraisal of classic and contemporary theories, strategies, doctrines, and procedures related to the causes, conduct, and termination of armed conflict and the maintenance of peace. Course study included the practical assessment and prediction of traditional and non-traditional threats to national and international security.