Tony is an associate with CFN Consultants (Atlantic) with over 30 years experience in the public sector as a senior naval officer with several commands ranging from minesweepers to destroyers. He served in senior staff policy positions at a major NATO Command headquarters and at the Canadian Embassy in Washington, where he worked closely with the USN and the US Department of Defence on maritime security issues. After his retirement, he joined a major international aerospace company and spent more than 10 years working on a number of programs as a senior director. He joined CFN Consultants (Atlantic) Inc. in 2006, where he utilizes his well developed business skills on new projects and providing business development advice to clients. As part of his work as a consultant, he has completed has completed a number of studies on the ocean technology sector including the maritime security environment.