Plymouth Rock Consulting
Kristen serves as a China Risk Advisor at Plymouth Rock Consulting. She formerly served as a surface warfare officer in the U.S. Navy and has deployed across the Asia-Pacific region. Her final active-duty assignment was to serve as an expert intelligence advisor for the secretary of defense’s “Red Team” at the Pentagon, providing adversary perspectives and wargaming to mitigate miscalculation and unanticipated consequences. Kirsten is a Mandarin speaker, a graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy and the University of Oxford, and a former Fulbright Fellow to Taiwan.