Speaker Profile

Megan Minnion

Independent Consultant

Megan Minnion worked in Kabul, Afghanistan from 2008 to 2010 as a political advisor for NATO’s Senior Civilian Representative and from 2010 to 2014 as the chief advisor on the Afghan transition for the United Nations Assistance Mission to Afghanistan (UNAMA). In the latter capacity she developed strategies and policy guidance to better prepare the UN system for the concurrent political, security and economic transitions underway across Afghanistan. Previous to this, Ms. Minnion served as a Public Diplomacy Officer for NATO Headquarters in Brussels (2002-2008) covering Central Asia and North America regions and from 1996-2002 she served in the Reserves in the Canadian Armed Forces. She currently works as an independent consultant and will return to NATO Headquarters in the Political Affairs and Security Policy Division in August 2014. Megan holds a Baccalaureate of Arts in Sociology from Queen's University and a Masters in Business Administration from the Royal Military College of Canada.

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