Adam Parks is the Dual Hat Attaché for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and U.S. Homeland Security Investigations (HSI). He is based at the U.S. Embassy in Canberra, Australia. As the DHS Attaché, Mr. Parks reprents the largest law enforcement agency in the United States with an expansive mission to secure borders, cyberspace, trade, and to dismantle transnational crime. He is supported in Australia by DHS component personnel from the U.S. Coast Guard, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, and the U.S. Transportation Security Administration. In his role as HSI Attaché, Mr. Parks manages HSI’s operations in Oceania and leads a team of HSI Special Agents toward the dismantlement of transnational crime that impacts the United States through illicit trade, travel, and finance. Over the past two decades, Mr. Parks has served in a variety of critical law enforcement roles including Principal Director of Law Enforcement Policy for the Department of Homeland Security, Assistant Special Agent in Charge, Commander of the National Capital Region Rapid Response Team, National Program Manager for the Joint Terorrism Task Force, and staff investigator for the U.S. Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations. Mr. Parks began his law enforcement career with the State Attorney’s Office in Jacksonville, Florida. Prior to his employment with DHS, Mr. Parks served as a Special Agent with the United States Capitol Police, Dignitary Protection Division. He holds a Master of Arts degree from the Citadel and has completed executive education at Harvard University, Kennedy School of Government.