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Evy Poumpouras Speaker

Evy Poumpouras

speaker location icon New York, USA

Former Secret Service Special Agent, author of 'Becoming Bulletproof' (April 2020)

Adjunct Professor for The City University of New York

Recipient, United States Secret Service Medal Of Valor Award


Evy Poumpouras is multi-platform journalist, author and host who appears on NBC, MSNBC, CNN, and ABC.

She covers a wide range of topics, such as national security, law enforcement, personal protection, behavioral analysis,situational awareness, and how to live life fearlessly. Evy can currently be seen as an Assessor on the Bravo series “Spy Games”, where she serves as a trainer and judge, helping to create missions and tests that are designed to “push contestants to their breaking points.”

Her new book, BECOMING BULLETPROOF Protect Yourself, Read People, Influence Situations, and Live Fearlessly is published by Simon & Schuster in April 2020.   In this book and in her talks, she shares her experience on how to protect ourselves, strengthen our mental resilience and confidence, to assess people quickly, to make control of situations and to live fearlessly.

While a Secret Service Special Agent, she was part of the protective details for President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama, as well as former Presidents George W. Bush, William J. Clinton and George H. Bush. She worked complex criminal investigations and undercover operations, executed search and arrest warrants, and investigated both violent and financial crimes. Additionally, Evy was an interrogator for the agency’s elite polygraph unit and trained by the Department of Defense in the art and science of lie detection, human behavior, and cognitive influence.

In addition to her role as a journalist, Evy is a TEDx speaker and international advisor whose expertise is sought worldwide. She has been a keynote speaker for NASDAQ, SOCOM, Yankee Stadium Series, United Technologies, Corcoran Group, Tyco, Skanska, Red Door Spa, amongst many others.

She is an Adjunct Professor for The City University of New York where she teaches criminal justice and criminology. Evy was also cast on CBS’s TV series “The Hunted.”

Evy holds a Master of Science from Columbia University in Journalism, a Master of Arts in Forensic Psychology from Argosy University, and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and International Affairs from Hofstra University. She is also a former New York City Police Academy recruit, and a graduate of the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center, Secret Service Academy, and the Department of Defense Polygraph Institute.   Evy is the recipient of the Secret Service Medal of Valor Award for her heroism on September 11th.

Evy’s talks are captivating and powerful. Drawing upon her experience as an experienced special agent, expert interviewer, and media personality, Evy custom designs each presentation to fit the needs of the audience. Her speaking engagements range from one hour to a full week of programming. She gives master classes on self-confidence and leadership, how to better communicate and negotiate, overcoming fear, embracing diversity, and increasing motivation.

Evy recently shared her tips for communicating effectively in the workplace in a segment with MSNBC. Watch the full interview here. She also recently gave an interview to  MM Lafleur on dealing with conflict.  Read it here

Topics include:

  •        Fear: When It Serves Us and When It Doesn’t
  •        Resilience: In Business and In Life
  •        Training the Mind
  •        Empathy: Your Most Powerful Weapon
  •        Negotiation
  •        Communication Skills
  •        Decoding Body Language
  •        Confidence
  •        Leadership
  •        Security and Safety
  •        Women’s Workplace Issues and Empowerment


For availability and speaker fees, please contact Evy Poumpouras speaking agent at Chartwell here, or call +1 972 385 1021 for U.S. inquiries or +44 207 293 0864 for international inquiries.

Becoming Bulletproof: Protect Yourself, Read People, Influence Situations, and Live Fearlessly

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