Kieran L. Ramsey is Special Agent in Charge of the Portland Field Office. He joined the FBI as a Special Agent in 1998, assigned to the Seattle Field Office. He worked on public corruption, organized crime, and the Seattle Joint Terrorism Task Force. He was also the senior leader of Seattle’s Evidence Response Team, deployed to the World Trade Center immediately after the 9/11 attacks.
In 2005, Mr. Ramsey promoted to Supervisory Special Agent and worked in Counterterrorism at FBI Headquarters. After two years, he was promoted to Legal Attaché in Cairo, then was promoted in 2013 to Assistant Special Agent in Charge of Boston’s Counterterrorism Branch, and led the Boston Marathon Bombing Task Force.
Mr. Ramsey was named Legal Attaché in Rome in 2017, covering Italy, The Holy See, and Malta. He was promoted to Section Chief in 2018 and named the Director of the Hostage Recovery Fusion Cell.
Prior to joining the FBI, Mr. Ramsey was a Special Agent with the U.S. Customs Service. He is the recipient of multiple awards, to include the U.S. Attorney General’s Award for Distinguished Service in 2010.
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