Mr. Keith A. Harper
  Chief (ret) Winfred Tabarelli
  Mr. Guy A. Harper
  Mr. Jim Hartnett

  Mr. Keith A. Harper, President
Mr. Harper is the President of the Counter-Threat Institute, International and provides specialized training to law enforcement, intelligence, and Department of Defense clients in the areas of:  Interview & Interrogation; Source Development and Management; and Enemy Strategic and Tactical Doctrine. Mr. Harper has a degree in Business Management from Saint Mary’s College and a master’s degree in Terrorism. He is a graduate of the 196th session of the FBI National Academy, the Air Command and Staff College, and the OSI Special Investigations Academy. Mr. Harper is a veteran civilian police command officer, Department of Defense (DoD) counter-terrorism/counter-intelligence officer, and FBI Joint Terrorism Task Force (JTTF) Officer.

He has extensive operational service experience throughout the United States, Eastern Europe, and Southwest Asia. He has lectured extensively on: the Strategic Goals and Tactical Doctrine of Sunni Extremism; Islamic Jurisprudence; and the War on Terror to Senior DoD leadership and counterterrorism agencies, as well as at the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Level IV Executive Antiterrorism Seminar in Washington DC.

  Chief (ret) Winfred Tabarelli
Director of European Operations for the Counter Threat Institute International

Chief Winfred Tabarelli has over 38 years of experience in the German State Police service. He supervised over 2000 police officers and detectives as the police chief for the state of Schleswig-Holstein, Republic of Germany. During his career, Chief Tabarelli also served as the commander of the Homicide Division and has extensive experience supervising international investigations in drug trafficking, organized crime, white collar crime, special surveillance operations and undercover operations. He served as head for the Crime and Criminology Department at the State Police College, and performed duties to professionalize the police in the Eastern European States after the fall of the iron curtain.

Chief Winfred Tabarelli accepted service with the European Union - EU - in 2000 as a project leader for the European Union in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. Developing and implementation of a national and international drug strategy. Expert for Euro-Customs in the Baltic States to develop and implement an organisational structure and a nationwide IT-System for Customs to fight against drug-trafficking. Since 2002, Chief Tabarelli has served as the leader of an International Investigative Task Force. Now he is the Senior Investigative Consultant for CTI International and CTI Europe, conducting investigations and operations throughout Europe, the United States and Southeast Asia against network security intrusions, intellectual property theft, asset recovery operations and other forms of cyber attack. Chief Tabarelli is an Honorary Judge of the High Court for Administration in Germany.

  Mr. Guy A. Harper,
Executive Vice President and Business Manager

Mr. Harper is the Executive Vice President and Business Manager of the Counter Threat Institute International. He is also the President of Universal Developing, Harper & Billifer Developing, and Universal Partners Limited and has been in business for over twenty years. Mr. Harper has founded, managed, and led several successful businesses, joint ventures, and investment & construction enterprises that have improved the quality of life of thousands of residents of the San Francisco Bay Area. He is a former municipal law enforcement officer and has provided operational support and investigative assistance to sensitive counterterrorism operations. Mr. Harper is an expert in construction design, value engineering, infrastructure, and business management. Mr. Harper brings unparalleled business sense and capable leadership to CTI’s management team.

  Jim Hartnett
General Counsel

Over 30 years of experience in business, corporate and real estate law advising and litigation, including substantial international experience. Partner in law firm of Hartnett, Smith & Associates. Served in United States Navy, Naval Security Group. Former Mayor, City of Redwood City, and past Chair of the Board of Directors of the San Mateo County Transit District and the CalTrain Joint Powers Agency (Counties of San Francisco, San Mateo and Santa Clara). He obtained his B.S. degree from Sophia University, in Tokyo, Japan and his J.D. from Santa Clara University Law School.