Clive Addy served for 35 years in the Canadian Forces. Among his many posts, he was Commander of the Cdn Brigade in Germany, Deputy Chief of Staff (Ops) at Central Army Group in Heidelberg, Chief of Staff of Mobile Command, and Commander of Land Forces, Western Canada. Retiring in 1996 at the rank of Major-General, he then helped draft an audit of Emergency Preparedness for British Columbia. Clive Addy is the founder and inspirational leader of the Ottawa-based National Security Group.
Eric C. Anderson is a retired member of the U.S. intelligence community who served tours of duty in Hawaii, Iraq, Japan, Korea, Saudi Arabia and Washington, D.C. The aerospace engineer is a co-founder and chairman of Space Adventures Ltd., the first commercial spaceflight company, which has arranged eight missions for privately funded individuals to the International Space Station since 2001.
An educator for 30 years, K. Angus became interested in topics related to public safety and began writing to educate the public more about challenges that frontline safety and security experts face every day.
The Angus Reid Institute is a national, not-for-profit, non-partisan public opinion research foundation established to enhance and encourage better understanding of issues and trends affecting economic, social, governance, philanthropy, public administration, domestic and foreign policy in Canada and its world.
Richard Archer's career in the RCN included command at sea; two shore postings with the Royal Navy, one at Staff College at Greenwich; plus Pearl Harbor, Hawaii with the USN; and NATO HQ in Brussels. Civilian life included a 7-year position at NATO HQ. On return to Ottawa, he became National Executive Director of the Naval Officers Association of Canada.
The Canadian Army is the land component of the Canadian Armed Forces and is its largest element. The Army protects and defends Canadian territory and contributes to the collective defence of North America. Articles written by Army Public Affairs highlight some of the work done by soldiers in the Canadian Army.
Peter Avis served on a number of frigates and destroyers, was the XO of HMCS Ville de Quebec and the elite Sea Training Unit, and was CO of HMCS Fredericton. He served as senior policy advisor for Transportation Security and Emergency Mgmt in the PCO. He was called back to NDHQ as Chief of Staff for the Board of Inquiry on Detainees in Afghanistan. Retired in 2008, he joined Lansdowne Technologies as a Senior Consultant for Defence and Security.