Gregory Kiley

  • Gregory Kiley is a senior associate at CSIS, focusing on national security and economics. Prior to joining CSIS, he spent six years as a senior professional staff member for the Senate Armed Services Committee (SASC). As staff director for two SASC subcommittees, his oversight portfolio included all air and ground forces, military logistics and readiness, the defense budget, and defense business transformation efforts. Responsibilities included coordinating and conducting congressional hearings, developing and drafting legislation, and negotiating and staffing passage of annual National Defense Authorization Acts and supplemental spending bills. Prior to the SASC, Mr. Kiley spent three years as a principal analyst for the National Security Division of the Congressional Budget Office (CBO), concentrating on logistics and readiness issues. While at CBO, he authored two major reports, “The Effects of Aging on the Cost of Operating and Maintaining Military Equipment” (August, 2001) and “The Long-Term Implications of Current Defense Plans” (January 2003). Mr. Kiley began his professional career in the U.S. Air Force, culminating as a senior pilot flying C-130 aircraft and deploying throughout the world, including Southwest Asia, Europe, the Far East, and Latin America. He also held positions as a wing plans officer, maintenance officer, and information management officer. Mr. Kiley is a graduate of the U.S. Air Force Academy (1988), the Graduate School of Public Affairs at the University of Maryland (1990), and the Seminar XXI Program of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (2003).