The CIGI Global Policy Forum is an exclusive, invitation-only series of talks offering  authoritative analysis on policy-relevant issues affecting Canada and its place in the world. Launched in 2012 by The Centre for International Governance Innovation, and held at the Rideau Club in Ottawa, the CIGI Global Policy Forum offers audience members access to a wide range of distinguished speakers: policy experts and influencers shaping the world’s debates and discussions on global economic, security, development and environmental issues.

Event Speakers

Michael Chertoff

Former U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security and Executive Chairman & Co-Founder of The Chertoff Group

As Secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security from 2005 to 2009, Michael Chertoff led the country in blocking would-be terrorists from crossing U.S. borders. At The Chertoff Group, Mr. Chertoff provides high-level strategic counsel to corporate and government leaders on a broad range of security issues. During more than a decade as a federal prosecutor he investigated and prosecuted cases of political corruption, organized crime, corporate fraud and terrorism.