Hans Olson

Adjunct Faculty

Homeland Security Minor
Homeland Security, B.S.


Hans Olson is the Assistant Undersecretary for Homeland Security, and the Senior Advisor for Antiterrorism and Cybersecurity, Executive Office of Public Safety & Security, Commonwealth of Massachusetts. In this role he oversees multiple agencies and the Homeland Security Grant Process for the state, as well as develops comprehensive antiterrorism and cybersecurity policies.

Prior to his role with the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Hans was the CEO of SubSea Energy North America, an innovative energy company that developed micro-hydropower systems for the Department of Defense. Prior to this, Hans was a civilian intelligence officer with the Department of Defense and a Navy Reserve intelligence officer working primarily with joint special operations community. He has multiple overseas tours, including two deployments to Afghanistan.

Hans holds an MBA from Babson College, an MPA and a BA from the University of New Hampshire, and has studied at Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government.