Ann Fitz-Gerald is director of the Balsillie School of International Affairs and a professor in Wilfrid Laurier University’s Department of Political Science. She also co-leads one of eight working groups in CIGI’s project Reimagining a Canadian National Security Strategy.
She has worked at both the Centre for Defence Studies, King’s College London, and at the Defence Academy of the United Kingdom, Cranfield University, where she was the director, defence and security leadership. During her time at Cranfield, Ann led the UK-government-funded Global Facilitation Network for Security Sector Reform and Cranfield’s Centre for Defence Management and Leadership. She is a senior security and justice adviser to the UK government and a senior fellow at the Royal United Services Institute for Defence and Security Studies in London, England.