Air Force

Ken Pennie retired as Chief of the Air Staff, head of Canada’s Air Force. He was Deputy Commander in Chief of NORAD during 9-11 and the standup of NORTHCOM, as well as Director General of Strategic Planning for DND. His PhD is from the London School of Economics, and he teaches at the Sprott School of Business. He is also a senior fellow with the Centre for Security and Defence Studies at the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs. He is also President of KR Pennie Consulting.

Articles by this writer

May 2014  |  Magazine

The new DPS does not directly address the levels of procurement experience in DND and PWGSC.

May 2011  |  Magazine

There has been a lively debate around the planned replacement of Canada's CF-18 fighter jets.

January 2008  |  Magazine

A “Canada First” policy implies a more specific focus on Canadian interests. Will DND be able to align itself to this strategy?