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James Trainor

James C. Trainor is Senior Vice President within Aon’s Cyber Solutions Group.  Mr. Trainor joined Aon after a distinguished career at the Federal Bureau of Investigation, where he most recently led the Cyber Division at FBI Headquarters.

Mr. Trainor played a critical role in devising the FBI’s national strategy to combat cyber-crime and was the senior FBI executive responsible for all cyber investigations.  During his three year tenure in the Cyber Division, Mr. Trainor led FBI Agents and Analysts in every major high-profile cyber investigation involving the FBI.

In his new role, Mr. Trainor will help shape Aon's overall cyber strategy on behalf of clients, working closely with colleagues across technology, system integration, risk transfer and advisory to ensure a holistic and integrated approach.

Mr. Trainor joined the FBI as a Special Agent in 1996.  Over his twenty year FBI career, he served in both overseas and domestic assignments focused on cyber, counterintelligence, counterterrorism, intelligence and criminal matters.  He has served in field assignments in Chicago; New Haven, CT; Boston; New York City and at FBI Headquarters in Washington, DC.  

Mr. Trainor is a graduate of Assumption College in Worcester, Massachusetts and obtained a master’s degree from the University of Connecticut.  He is also a certified Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) from Carnegie Mellon University and has GIAC certifications in GISP, GSLC and GISF.

Prior to joining the FBI, he was a military intelligence officer for the U.S. Army.