Gabriel Noronha is the Executive Director of POLARIS National Security and a Fellow with JINSA’s Gemunder Center for Defense and Strategy. From 2019-2021, he served as the Special Advisor for Iran at the Department of State where he coordinated policy and directed the Department’s communications and congressional affairs for Iran.
From 2017-2019, he worked as the Special Assistant to the Senate Armed Services Committee under Chairmen John McCain and Jim Inhofe, helping write and pass the annual national security legislation, the National Defense Authorization Act.
Gabriel previously worked for U.S. Senator Kelly Ayotte from 2015-2016. He works on a wide range of national security and political projects. He speaks and conducts research in Spanish, Russian, and Mandarin.