A former Canadian diplomat, Colin Robertson is Vice President and Fellow at the Canadian Global Affairs Institute and hosts its regular Global Exchange podcast.  He is an Executive Fellow at the University of Calgary’s School of Public Policy and a Distinguished Senior Fellow at the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs at Carleton University.  Robertson sits on the advisory councils of  the Johnson-Shoyama School of Public PolicyNorth  American Research Partnership, the Sir Winston Churchill Society of Ottawa and the Conference of Defence Associations Institute  He is an Honorary Captain (Royal Canadian Navy) assigned to the Strategic Communications Directorate. During his foreign service career, he served as first Head of the Advocacy Secretariat and Minister at the Canadian Embassy in Washington and Consul General in Los Angeles, as Consul and Counsellor in Hong Kong and in New York at the UN and Consulate General. A member of the teams that negotiated the Canada-U.S. FTA and then the NAFTA, he is a member of the Deputy Minister of International Trade’s NAFTA Advisory Council and the North American Forum.  He writes on foreign affairs for  the Globe and Mail and he is a frequent contributor to other media. The Hill Times has named him as one of those that influence Canadian foreign policy, most recently in their 2018 'top forty'.


RECENT PUBLICATIONS BY COLIN ROBERTSON

The Ukrainian Election Run-Off
The Ever-Lasting Brexit -- What's Next?
Canada-Japan Relations: A Discussion with Deanna Horton & Goldy Hyder

VIEW ALL

SUBSCRIBE TO OUR NEWSLETTERS
 
SEARCH
THE CGAI PODCAST NETWORK

The Evolving Geopolitics of the Circumpolar Arctic

April 18, 2019

(feat. David Perry and Adam Lajeunesse)



The Ukrainian Election Run-Off

April 19, 2019

(feat. Colin Robertson and Andrew Rasiulis)



EXPERTS IN THE MEDIA

Say goodbye, Canada. The North Pole is moving to Russia

by Alanna Mitchell (feat. Rob Huebert), MacLean’s, April 16, 2019

High North News

by Siri Gulliksen Tommerbakke (feat. Rob Huebert), Talk Media News, April 16, 2019

Canada joins new German and French-led ‘Alliance of Multilateralism’

by Luke Vargas (feat. David Carment), Talk Media News, April 16, 2019


LATEST TWEETS

HEAD OFFICE
Canadian Global Affairs Institute
Suite 1800, 421-7th Avenue SW
Calgary, Alberta, Canada T2P 4K9

 

OTTAWA OFFICE
Canadian Global Affairs Institute
8 York Street, 2nd Floor
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada K1N 5S6

 

Phone: (613) 288-2529
Email: contact@cgai.ca
Web: cgai.ca

 

Making sense of our complex world.
Déchiffrer la complexité de notre monde.

 

© 2002-2018 Canadian Global Affairs Institute
Charitable Registration No. 87982 7913 RR0001

 


Sign in with Facebook | Sign in with Twitter | Sign in with Email