An Indian-American Shohini Sinha known for her work on counter-terrorism investigations, has been named as a special agent in charge of the FBI’s field office in Salt Lake City in the US state of Utah.
Sinha, who most recently served as executive special assistant to the Director at FBI Headquarters in Washington DC was named the special agent in charge by FBI Director Christopher Wray.
He had highlighted Sinha’s exceptional track record on counter-terrorism investigations and extensive experience within the agency. Sinha joined the FBI as a special agent back in 2001. In recognition of her outstanding performance, she earned a promotion to supervisory special agent in 2009 and was transferred to the Counterterrorism Division in Washington, DC.
In 2021, Sinha’s exceptional performance and leadership qualities were recognised once again when she was chosen to serve as the executive special assistant to the FBI Director in Washington.