Major-General (Ret.) Tammy Harris

Strategic Advisory Board Member
Major-General (Ret.) Tammy Harris is a decorated veteran, proud Canadian, and thought leader. She served her country with distinction throughout her career, holding key positions such as Deputy Commander of the Royal Canadian Air Force, Chief of Staff to the Chief of Defence Staff, Base Commander Borden, and Wing Commander Gander. She was also seconded to the Privy Council Office as a Military Advisor, specializing in defence, security, and issues pertaining to the Middle East and North Africa. Her notable deployments include serving as NATO chief planner for the Kandahar Airfield and Base in 2009. She was also selected as the Champion of Gender Perspectives for the Canadian Armed Forces, a role she expanded internationally. Her academic credentials include a Bachelor of Arts from Acadia University, a Master’s in Defence Studies from the Royal Military College of Canada, and programs at the Canadian Forces Command Staff Course, the National Security Program, and the Harvard Kennedy School of Government and Public Policy. Major-General Harris continues to influence national and international security through her roles on the Halifax International Security Forum’s board of directors and the Indo-Pacific Strategy Advisory Committee. As a member of the Strategic Advisory Board, Major-General Harris will provide leadership counsel and mentorship to Wellington Advocacy’s top executives and advisors.

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