NATIONAL OFFICE TEAM

Erica Chan

Erica Chan

Operations Manager

Erica brings project management, development, and operations experience from the not-for-profit and educational sectors. She has worked for both research and social service organizations including Samara Canada and the YWCA. Erica is an alumna of the University of Toronto where she studied Political Science and European History, and Ryerson University where she studied Public Administration and Governance.
Email: echan@thecic.org

Andrew Koltun

Andrew Koltun

Digital Communications Manager & Project Officer

Andrew Koltun has over six years of experience in project design and management, grant development, stakeholder relations and communications through his work with non-profits, including: Centre for Security Governance; Canadian Global Security; Academic Council on the United Nations System. He obtained field experience when stationed in Antakya, Turkey as the Project Development Officer for Syria Relief. Andrew holds a M.A. in Global Governance from Waterloo University and a BA Honours in History and Political Science from Wilfrid Laurier University.
Email: akoltun@thecic.org

Elliot Gunn

Elliot Gunn

Researcher & Managing Editor of International Journal

Email: egunn@thecic.org

Jéssica Urdangarin

Jéssica Urdangarin

Communications & Outreach Assistant

Jéssica has over 9 years of experience in digital communications and has worked the last five years as a Digital Communications Coordinator at Doctors Without Borders Brazil. She holds a Bachelor degree in Journalism, a Postgraduate diploma in Marketing and is studying Social Service Worker – Immigrants and Refugees at Seneca College.
Email: jurdangarin@thecic.org

Ian Keddie

Ian Keddie

Research Associate

Ian Keddie is a journalist and analyst who specialises in defence and international relations.  He has written on a range of military topics for Jane’s, The Guardian, Vice, and Maclean’s and previously worked as a researcher at The International Institute for Strategic Studies in London.  Ian served as a Lieutenant in the Royal Navy’s Fleet Air Arm, deploying on a number of global operations.
Email: ikeddie@thecic.org

Junior Fellows

Caroline Allante
Carmen Avila-Yiptong

The Signal Board Correspondents

Khalid Khan
Stephanie Joseph
Tejas Aivalli