Matthew R. A. Heiman

Senior Fellow and Associate Director for Global Security

National Security Institute

Matthew R. A. Heiman is a Senior Fellow and Associate Director for Global Security at the National Security Institute at George Mason University’s Antonin Scalia Law School. He is the Chairman of the Cyber & Privacy Working Group of the Regulatory Transparency Project, and he is the Chairman of the International and National Security Law Executive Committee practice group of the Federalist Society. Previously, Mr. Heiman was the Vice President, Corporate Secretary & Associate General Counsel at Johnson Controls. Prior to its merger with Johnson Controls, Mr. Heiman held a number of positions with Tyco International including Vice President, Chief Compliance & Audit Officer. Before Tyco, Mr. Heiman was a lawyer with the National Security Division at the U.S Department of Justice. He was a legal advisor to the Coalition Provisional Authority in Baghdad, Iraq and practiced as a trial lawyer with the law firm of McGuireWoods. Mr. Heiman has a Bachelor of Arts degree and a Juris Doctorate degree from Indiana University. He is a member of the International Institute for Strategic Studies.