Jeff Allan

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Jeff Allan has more than twenty-five years experience working in broadcast journalism and in international affairs. From 1987 to 2000 Mr. Allan worked in both English and French as a reporter and producer for the radio and television divisions of C.B.C. / Radio-Canada. He worked on assignments in Edmonton, Calgary, Toronto, London, England and New York City. In 2002,
Mr. Allan embarked on a new career with the United Nations working in the field of disarmament and non-proliferation. From 2002 to 2007 he served as an information analyst based in UNHQ with the team of U.N. weapons inspectors charged with assessing Iraq’s suspected weapons of mass destruction capabilities.
From 2009 to 2014, Mr. Allan was on the ground in Iraq where he worked as a United Nations political affairs officer. He completed assignments in Baghdad, Mosul and Erbil. Mr. Allan holds a bachelor’s degree in political science from Laval University, a Master’s in social sciences from Syracuse University in New York as well as a Master’s certificate in non-proliferation studies from the Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey in California.
In 2022 Mr. Allan earned an executive certificate in public policy through the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. In 2021 he completed a Master’s certificate in terrorism analysis at the University of Maryland.

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