David Lau

Counterterrorism and Security Professional, Mindful Approach

David Lau is a counterterrorism and security professional who delivers leadership and counterterrorism training to U.S. federal agencies and military, as well as foreign law enforcement, as a Senior Instructor within the Leadership and International Training Division at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center. David delivers leadership training to foreign partners globally and provides presentations and consultation to private groups upon request.

After 9/11, David spent over fourteen years serving as an international team leader with the Federal Air Marshal Service. David was also an instructor at the Federal Air Marshal academy. David retired from the U.S. Army in 2014 with 21 years of service. He served as the Deputy Team Chief of an Embedded Counterinsurgency Advisor mission to Afghan National Security Forces during his last deployment. David was awarded the Bronze Star and Purple Heart for his actions in combat.

David has a degree in International Affairs. He remains active in the veteran community and enjoys giving back by serving as the Georgia Chapter President of Wind Sports for Wounded Warriors; a 501c non-profit that focuses on the physical and emotional health of combat veterans by participating in kite boarding, paddle boarding, surfing, and other ocean sports.