Paul Delacourt

Managing Partner, Stratagem Consulting, LLC

About Me

Paul Delacourt concluded his impressive 25-year tenure at the FBI in May 2021, wrapping up a career that was as impactful as it was dedicated to advancing law enforcement.

Today, he serves as the Managing Partner at Stratagem Consulting, LLC. Alongside his team, he delivers expert advice on regulatory compliance, risk mitigation, business development, and cyber risk awareness. He is also an Adjunct Lecturer at the University of Chicago Graham School, where he teaches a master's degree course in Intelligence and Analysis. His retirement followed a significant role as the Assistant Director of the Strategic Realignment Program Management Office at FBI Headquarters in Washington, DC.

Previously, he was appointed as the Assistant Director in Charge of the FBI’s Los Angeles field office. Over three years, he guided an executive team that managed three operational divisions, intelligence, and mission services, overseeing nearly 1500 employees across the seven counties of the Central District of California.

For three years, he also held the position of special agent in charge at the FBI’s Honolulu field office. Before this, he worked in the Inspection Division at FBI Headquarters in Washington, D.C., leading reviews of field offices, national programs, shooting incidents, and special projects.

He began his FBI career in 1995 as a special agent assigned to the Chicago Division, where he focused on gang and drug investigations. Post-9/11, he moved to the Counterterrorism program, working across Chicago, Washington, DC, and Atlanta, GA.

His duties included temporary roles in the Guantanamo Bay Task Force at FBI Headquarters and deployments to Afghanistan, Qatar, and Iraq. He also served as the program manager for the Regime Crimes Liaison Office (RCLO), a presidentially mandated Department of Justice initiative to investigate war crimes, genocide, and crimes against humanity committed by Saddam Hussein and other members of the former Iraqi regime.

From 2009 to 2011, he was designated as the FBI liaison officer to a counter-narcotics task force at U.S. Pacific Command at Camp Smith, Hawaii. In 2012, he was promoted to assistant special agent in charge of the Honolulu Division. Paul Delacourt earned a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Michigan and a Juris Doctor from Wayne State University Law School, providing him with a solid academic foundation to support his extensive career in federal law enforcement.