Kyla Cham

Kyla Cham is currently the General Manager at the Mackenzie Institute. Prior to becoming GM, she was a Research Fellow at the Mackenzie Institute and a Security Analyst for Horizon Intelligence. She has several years of professional experience working in the public and private sectors including the NATO Defense College in Rome, the Atlantic Treaty Association in Brussels, and the NATO Association of Canada in Toronto. She has also consulted on government affairs in Canberra and Manila. Kyla graduated with a Master of Strategic Affairs and a Master of Diplomacy from the Australian National University, and has a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) degree in Political Studies and Sociology from Queen’s University in Kingston. Her interests include counter-terrorism, political-military strategy, diplomacy, and providing political and cultural context to decision-making in international and domestic security and defence policies.