Tim Addison

Tim Addison is a graduate of RMC and served 30 years as a MARS officer. Highlights of his naval career included numerous naval operations, exercises, deployments and two tours in the Arabian Gulf. Just after Gulf War I he was assigned to HURON’s CANMARLOG Det where he coordinated the port visits and ship requirements in Arabian Gulf ports and made the transit back to Esquimalt as the ship’s XO. In 1997/8 he was XO of TORONTO during her no-notice re-deployment to the Arabian Gulf. He attended CF Command and Staff College in 1998 and the Advanced Military Studies Course in 2001. In NDHQ he held a variety of positions in the Joint and Maritime (RCN) Staffs, Chief of Force Development, and the Vice Chief of Defence Staff Group. In 2003-04 Tim had the unique experience of being seconded to the Director General of Security and Emergency Preparedness in Transport Canada where carried out the duties of Chief of Marine Security Operations. He was recognized by Deputy Minister of Transport Canada with a Commendation for his contribution TC’s Marine Security program and for the introduction of Canada’s new Marine Transportation Security Regulations. After retirement in 2006 Tim joined a major IT and management consulting company as Director of Business Development and Delivery Manager on the DND Account. He is now an independent consultant who provides business development expertise to help clients penetrate Canadian defence and commercial markets. Tim has marketing and sales experience in diverse areas including information technology, marine auxiliary systems, aviation repair and overhaul and unmanned aerial vehicles and their use in both defence and commercial applications. Tim has been on the Board of Directors of the NAC Ottawa since Oct 2014. He is also a member of RMC Ex-Cadet Club, the Navy League of Canada, the HMCS Bytown Naval Officers’ Mess and the Hylands Golf Club in Ottawa, ON. Tim is married to Susan Newhook of Grand Falls, Nfld and they have one son, Tim J who lives in the Vancouver area.

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