|Paul H. Chapin
Career diplomat (Tel Aviv, Moscow, NATO, Washington), director for political and strategic analysis and director general for international security at Foreign Affairs, director general for security policy and operations in the Office of the Solicitor General of Canada, vice president (programs) at the Pearson Peacekeeping Centre, vice president and director of research at the Conference of Defence Associations Institute, director at the Atlantic Council of Canada.
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|Brigadier-General (Ret’d) Dr. James S. Cox
Senior Fellow, Macdonald-Laurier Institute and Former Vice-President Academic Programs, Canadian Military Intelligence Association. Teaches Canadian foreign policy at the University of Ottawa and at Carleton University. A 38-year career in the Canadian Forces in operationally-oriented command and staff positions in Canada, on three NATO missions and six UN missions. National security and defence analyst at the Library of Parliament.
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|Kurt F. Jensen
Editor, Security & Intelligence
Adjunct professor at Carleton University in Ottawa where he teaches courses on intelligence in the department of political science. A career foreign service officer who specialized in security and intelligence, deputy director of foreign intelligence at the Department of Foreign Affairs. Author of Cautious Beginnings: Canadian Foreign Intelligence, 1939-1951 (UBC Press 2008).
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Foreign correspondent, reporter for media outlets such as BBC World News, the Economist Group, ELLE and almost every major newspaper in Canada. Fluent in French and Russian, holder of degrees in journalism, business, and Russian studies. Traveled to more than 30 countries and contributor to several tourism guidebooks including Fodor’s, two children’s books, and a volume on the enhancement of Canada-EU relations through youth perspectives.
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Digital Media Consultant
A senior digital media executive with more than 15 years experience working with some of Canada’s top media properties. Chris is currently Vice President, Digital Media at Anthem Sports & Entertainment Corp. Before joining Anthem, he was head of digital for CTV.ca at Bell Media, Canada’s largest broadcaster. Prior to joining CTV, he held several leadership roles at St. Joseph Media where he managed production and developed digital strategy for top magazine titles such as Toronto Life, FASHION and Canadian Family magazines.
President of OS MicroTrends. Career diplomat with the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade with postings in China, Ghana and Sweden. Canadian Consul in Chongqing, deputy director of the Taiwan Trade Office, Deputy High Commissioner in Ghana. Senior policy advisor on competitiveness at the Prosperity Commission, senior policy advisor on innovation at DFAIT. Specialist in trade negotiations, strategic/commercial policy.