Advisor, Office of the Comptroller General, Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat
Carleton Degrees: PhD, Legal Studies (2018); Bachelor of Public Affairs and Policy Management (2007)
Other Degrees: Master of Arts, Conflict Studies, Ottawa University/ Saint Paul University (2011); Master of International Law and International Relations, University of New South Wales Law School (2009)
Job Title & Organization: Advisor, Office of the Comptroller General, Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat
Length of time in this role: 1 year
On The Job: I provide advice and recommendations on real property management problems emerging within the federal cultural and recreation fixed-asset portfolio. I work directly with Parks Canada Agency, Crown and Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada, National Battlefields Commission, and Veterans Affairs Canada. I also examine how federal real property can contribute to broader government initiatives, including reconciliation with indigenous communities.
How I Got Here: I was a summer student at the Department of Foreign Affairs Consulate General in Sydney Australia. I was later employed as a program officer in the International Safeguards Division at the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission, and as an analyst for the Canadian Boarder Services Agency. Since 2014, I have also been employed as a Contract Instructor in the Department of Law & Legal Studies at Carleton University. I currently teach courses on Transitional Justice and Public International law.
Fun Fact: I recently began studying piano I am working towards my Grade 1 Royal Conservatory Examination!