Dr Ann Fitz-Gerald


Director, Balsillie School of International Affairs; Professor, Political Science, Wilfrid Laurier University

Director, Balsillie School of International Affairs (2019-); Professor, Political Science, Wilfrid Laurier University; Adjunct Professor, University of Waterloo; Senior Research Fellow, Royal United Services Institute (2018-present); Senior Security & Justice Adviser, UK Government (2014-present); Visiting Professor (Cranfield University, Queen’s University, Njala University, Nkumba University); Member, Senior Women’s Talent Pipeline. Board member, Saferworld (2009-2012); Board Member, Institute for Research on Public Policy (2003-2009); Member, National Security Working Group, Canadian International Council; Chair, CSSM National Security Working Group. Member, Security Sector Advisory Group, UK Trade and Investment. Formerly: Director, Defence & Security Leadership (2018-2019); Head, Centre for Defence Leadership, Cranfield University (2017-2018); Visiting Professor of Global Security Management, Queen’s University (2012-2014); McNaughton-Vanier Visiting Chair, Royal Military College of Canada (2011-12); Director, Cranfield Centre for Security Sector Management, Cranfield University (2006-2011); Associate Dean (Research), Cranfield University (2006-09); Co-Director, Complex Emergencies Unit, Centre for Defence Studies, King's College, London (1999-2001).

A Member of the Board of Directors, The Canadian Ditchley Foundation.