David holds a bachelor’s in economics from Queen’s University as well as a law degree in corporate, commercial, and tax law from Queen’s Law School. As an adjunct Professor at the University of Ottawa for seven years, he taught International Negotiation to MBA students.
Dr. Camille Boulet
Dr. Camille Boulet has extensive experience in defence and security S&T, strategy, industry collaboration, and public policy in Canada, the United States, and NATO. His 30 year career at DRDC began as a defence scientist specializing in CBRN research and ended as Chief of Staff (ADM S&T), with many successes including the conception and implementation of the IDEaS program. Cam was awarded the United States of America Secretary of Defense Medal for Exceptional Public Service (2018). He holds a Ph.D. in Chemistry from University of Victoria, British Columbia, and a B.Sc. in Pharmacy from the University of Alberta. Cam completed his National Securities Studies (nss) course at Canadian Forces College, Toronto, Ontario.
Mark Schacter has over 20 years of consulting and training experience in performance measurement, strategy development, governance, risk assessment and program evaluation. He has worked with a wide range of clients in Canada’s federal and provincial governments, as well as multilateral organizations such as the European Commission, the International Labour Office and the World Bank. He has published extensively on issues in public management. Mark holds an MBA from the University of Ottawa, and LL. B. from Oxford University and a BA from Yale University.
Maurice J. Hladik
As a former diplomat and corporate executive, Maurice J. Hladik has extensive international trade and business experience. He served in Canada’s diplomatic missions in Munich, Bangkok, Hong Kong, Beijing, and Seoul driving bilateral commercial relations. With Iogen Corporation, he initiated Shell’s quarter billion-dollar investment in the company and as a registered lobbyist with both US houses of Congress, he understands government relations. Maurice has a BSc. (UofA) and an MSc. (UBC) both in Agricultural Economics plus a certificate in Transportation Economics from Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois. Maurice is also the author of “Demystifying Food from Farm to Fork”.
Dr. Robert J.H. Crawhall
In addition to providing strategic advice to academic and private sector clients, Robert has held several leadership roles in collaborative innovation. His private sector career involved roles at Nortel, Bruce Generating Station, and GE Canada. He sits on the Boards of private and not-for-profit organizations and is an active participant internationally in standards development for technology and innovation. Robert holds a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Ottawa along with a B.Eng. and M.Eng. in mechanical and electrical engineering respectively from McGill University. He is a professional engineer in the province of Ontario and a Project Management Professional.
Ömer Kaya is the vice-president of research and development at Global Advantage Consulting Group, contributing in various capacities since January 2018. As an VP of research and development, he manages the processes of research and creation of ecosystem maps and accompanying presentation decks, conducts research and data analysis, writes reports and proposals and helps design policy and programs. He had previously worked in the academia and financial services. Ömer holds an MA in European, Russian, and Eurasian Studies from Carleton University.
Shannon Wilson is the Vice-President of Operations for Global Advantage and has been with us since 2017. As VP of operations, Shannon manages the financial processes of the business, writes reports and proposals, operates the HR aspects of the business and heads Global Advantage's IT infastructure. She holds a Mobile Application Design and Development Diploma from Algonquin College.
Daniel Katz is a lead research analyst at Global Advantage Consulting Group who comes from a background in Journalism and Communications. He holds a BA from Carleton University along with a Diploma and Graduate Diploma from Algonquin College.
Michael Rowell is a lead research analyst at Global Advantage Consulting Group. Contributing in various capacities since June 2020, he has a Masters in Global Politics from the London School of Economics and Political Science, along with a Joint-Honours bachelor's in Political Science and History from McGill University.
Edmer Buen is a Senior Multimedia Developer and has managed graphical content for Global Advantage since 2017. He holds an Interactive Multimedia Design Diploma from Algonquin College.