Executive level leader with extensive experience in managing multi-billion dollar budgets, business planning in large organizations, and providing strategic level advice to organizational leaders. Experience in leading both very large diverse organizations and with small groups of knowledge workers. Defence and Security sector graduate level educator in Canada and internationally, both in developing and teaching courses. Thirty years experience writing and publishing on resource management and government business planning processes. Received a PhD from the Royal Military College of Canada in defence resource management and 34 years on practical experience and leadership, including the positions of Military Personnel Command Command Comptroller and the Royal Canadian Air Force military Comptroller and Business Planner.
Royal Military College of Canada Adjunct Professor with 10 years teaching business distance learning graduate level courses, and Defence Economics in the classroom at Carleton University. Taught internationally at the Ukraine National Defence University, Guatemala Military Staff College, Kenyan Ministry of Defence – International Peacekeeping Support Training Centre, Montenegro Ministry of Defence, South Korea National Defence University, Indonesia Ministry of Defence National Peacekeeping Centre, the Defence Institution Building School in the State of Georgia, and the Mongolia Ministry of Defence.
Completed a Department of National Defence co-authored defence economics and resource management 2021 report for Defence Research and Development Canada on NORAD Modernization.
Canadian Global Affairs Institute (CGAI) Fellow - links to publications at: https://www.cgai.ca/ross_fetterly
Canadian Global Affairs Podcast - Discussion of the impact on the Department of National Defence from the Federal 2021 Budget at: https://www.cgai.ca/defence_under_budget_2021