Brett Boudreau served in the Canadian Armed Forces for nearly 30 years, including in the top military public affairs jobs in Canada and in NATO HQ Brussels, retiring as a colonel. He is principal consultant at Veritas Strategic Communications, a boutique agency specializing in the integration and application of policy, operations and narrative on military and whole-of-Government operations. He is a graduate of the NATO Defence College senior course, holds an Honours B.A. (Political Science), an M.A. (Public Administration), and is a Freeman of the UK Guild of Public Relations Practitioners. In 2016, NATO published his book, "We Have Met the Enemy And He Is Us", an examination of the strategic communications campaign during the NATO-led ISAF mission, 2003-2014. His book chapter, "NATO Information Campaigns in Afghanistan 2003-2021" was recently published in Info Ops: From World War 1 to the Twitter Era.
RECENT PUBLICATIONS BY BRETT BOUDREAU
Fixing Strategic Communications at National Defence Demands a Whole-of-Government Effort
Missed communication: the military and loss of public trust
The Rise and Fall of Military Strategic Communications at National Defence 2015-2021: A Cautionary Tale for Canada and NATO, and a Roadmap for Reform