Friday, March 30, 2012
12 - 1:15 pm
Robert Sutherland Hall, Room 145, 138 Union Street
The Hon. Senator Hugh Segal (Conservative, Kingston-Frontenac-Leeds), was appointed to the Senate in August, 2005 on the recommendation of Prime Minister Paul Martin. Prior to that, he served in the public policy and political realms as President of the Institute for Research on Public Policy, Chief of Staff to the Prime Minister of Canada, Associate Secretary of Cabinet for Federal-Provincial Relations, Secretary to the Policy and Priorities Board in Ontario and Legislative Secretary to the Leader of the Opposition in Ottawa. Senator Segal is the Chair of the Special Senate Committee on Anti-Terrorism, he is a former Chair and present member of the Senate Committee on Foreign Affairs and has served on the Agriculture & Forestry Committee and the Cities subcommittee of the Social Affairs, Science & Technology Committee of which he was Vice-Chair. He headed a NATO parliamentary delegation to Washington and is a former Chair (Calgary 2004) of the annual Canada-UK Colloquium. Outside the Senate, he is an adjunct faculty member of the Queen’s University School of Policy Studies and School of Business, a Fellow of the Canadian Defence and Foreign Affairs Institute in Calgary and a Life Fellow of the Institute for Research on Public Policy. He is a Council member of the Institute for Democratic and Electoral Assistance (IDEA) in Stockholm, a member of the Working Group on National Security at Cranfield University’s Centre for Security Sector Management, a former Chair of the Canadian Institute for Strategic Studies and former council member of the International Institute for Strategic Studies in the UK.