Speaker BIO

Jay is Chief, Public Affairs at NATO's Allied Command Transformation. He previously worked as a Chief of Staff to Canada's Minister of Fisheries and Oceans and as a Director of Communications to Canada's Minister of National Defence. Having written extensively in Canadian and international magazines, he is a recipient of the NATO Meritorious Service Medal, a founder of the the Halifax International Security Forum and a Chevalier in the Order of St. George. He is currently pursuing a Doctorate in Professional Practice. - His ice hockey skills don't match his enthusiasm for the game.