The Clayton H. Riddell Graduate Program in Political Management at Carleton University is pleased to announce the appointment of Garry Keller as a program fellow for a three-year term.

Keller is a vice-president of StrategyCorp in Ottawa, where he helps to lead the company’s government relations practice. His extensive experience in Canadian politics includes key roles in the government of Prime Minister Stephen Harper. Keller was chief parliamentary adviser to the prime minister, chief of staff to the minister of foreign affairs, and chief of staff to the government house leader. He later served as chief of staff to opposition leader Rona Ambrose. He is a regular commentator on CTV News Channel, on TVO’s The Agenda, and on radio talk shows across Canada. His commentary has appeared in the National Post, the Globe and Mail, and the New York Times.

“Garry Keller is one of the most respected figures in political Ottawa,” said Riddell Program director Stephen Azzi. “We are delighted to have him join us. I know our students will profit from his expertise.”

For more information, contact Stephen Azzi, associate professor and program supervisor, Clayton H. Riddell Graduate Program in Political Management,