Evy Poumpouras was part of the protective details for Barack and Michelle Obama and both the Presidents Bush. She worked complex criminal investigations and undercover operations, executed search and arrest warrants, and investigated both violent and financial crimes. An expert in the art and science of lie detection, human behaviour and cognitive influence, she was also an interrogator for the agency’s elite polygraph unit. Evy offers a timely guide to empowerment, mental strength, and overcoming fear and abuse – a guide to becoming bulletproof.
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Evy Poumpouras is a former Secret Service Special Agent, on the protective details for former Presidents Barack Obama, George W. Bush, William J. Clinton, and George H.W. Bush. She received the United States Secret Service Medal of Valor Award for her heroism on 9/11. Evy is now a regular news contributor on security topics for NBC, MSNBC, CNN & HLN, and co-stars on Bravo’s Spy Games, an espionage-inspired TV competition series. She holds an MA in forensic psychology from Argosy University and an MS in journalism from Columbia University. Evy is an adjunct professor at the City University of New York where she teaches criminal justice and criminology.
Hannah MacInnes is a broadcaster and journalist. Alongside hosting How To Academy’s live programmes and podcast, she presents a cultural show on Times Radio and interviews on-stage at a number of other major literary events. She is the host of The Klosters Forum Podcast series and has written for the Radio Times, the Evening Standard and TLS. Before going freelance she worked for 8 years at BBC Newsnight, as Planning Editor and as a Producer / Filmmaker.