James G. Conway

Former FBI Terrorist Task Force Special Agent, Assigned to Mexico


James G. Conway, Jr. spent the past 25 years as a Diplomat and a Special Agent of the FBI.   He retired from federal service in March of 2008.

This highly decorated agent is very media savvy and qualified to provide expertise on the following topics:

  • International & Domestic Terrorism

  • Mexico & Latin-American issues

  • Drug Trafficking by Mexican cartels

  • Organized Crime

  • Immigration & Border issues

  • National Security matters

  • Balkan states issues (Serbia, Bosnia-Herzegovina & Croatia)

Conway, a native of New England, received a Bachelorís degree from the University of Connecticut and a Masters degree in Communication and Issues Management.

Upon completion of Special Agent training at the FBI Academy in Quantico, Virginia, he was assigned to the Houston Division in 1984.  While in Houston, he worked in a variety of capacities managing successful and complex investigations in the areas of Organized Crime, Violent Crime, International Terrorism and Counterintelligence. He also spent four years recruiting FBI personnel and conducting Community and Corporate relations as well as Media relations as the FBI spokesperson in Houston.  During this time, he was seen and heard providing commentary on numerous FBI cases on media outlets in the U.S. such as ABC, NBC, CBS and Fox TV as well as media outlets in Latin America to include Telemundo and Univision television.

In recent years, Conway supervised the Houston Joint Terrorism Task Force and was responsible for a variety of assignments both in the U.S. and overseas.  He has extensive experience working internationally with police and judicial counterparts in the Middle East, Europe, and Latin America.  Additionally, Conway was a member of the FBI SWAT team for 10 years and served as an FBI Police Instructor throughout his career. 

Conway, a Spanish speaker, was appointed in December of 2002 to a Diplomatic position at the U.S. Embassy in Mexico City, Office of the Legal Attachť where he served as Program Manager of International Counterterrorism and Counterintelligence matters until 2006.

James Conway is the President and Managing Director of Global Intelligence Strategies, Inc., located in Houston, Texas.