A Perspective on Leadership from the Canadian Armed Forces
An invitation from the HBS Club of Toronto...
The HBS Club of Toronto has invited members and friends of the Harvard Club of Toronto to an engaging discussion with Brigadier-General Lowell Thomas on leadership in the Canadian Armed Forces, including a perspective on the role of Canada amidst current world events
Thursday, May 7th, 2015
6:30pm Registration and networking
Canadian Forces College, 215 Yonge Boulevard
(Northeast corner of Yonge Boulevard and Wilson Avenue, accessible by bus from the York Mills station on the Yonge line)
Regular registration: $45
Register: Register Here
About Brigadier-General Lowell Thomas
Since joining the Canadian Armed Forces in 1980, Brigadier-General Lowell Thomas has served in numerous command positions within to include the 50th Commanding Officer of the Royal Canadian Dragoons, the Director of the Royal Canadian Armour Corps, and Commander of the Canadian Manoeuvre Training Centre. Brigadier-General Thomas has completed deployments to Cyprus, Bosnia-Herzegovina,Kuwait, Egypt, and Afghanistan while serving at different times as part of the United Nations Forces to Cyprus, the NATO Implementation Force, the United States Army and the International Security and Assistance Force as the Commanding Officer of Task Force Kabul.
He is a graduate of Royal Roads University with a Masters in Leadership and Training, and a recent graduate of the Canadian Forces National Security Program. Promoted to Brigadier-General on the 6th of September 2012, he assumed the duties of the Chief of Staff Canadian Joint Operations Command on the 21st of September, 2012. He took command of the 4th Canadian Division/Joint Task Force (Central) in Toronto, Ontario on the 11th of July, 2014.
Brigadier-General Thomas will share with us his views on how to make a leader, what makes a Canadian Armed Forces leader unique, as well as viewpoints on current world events and Canada's role globally in what promises to be a fascinating discussion.
Note: this event is being run by the HBS Club of Toronto. For additional information and questions, click here.