Executive Team
& Advisory Board

Gary Galbraith

Gary Galbraith is the Chair of the School of Public Safety & Behavioural Studies and the School of Recreation & Environmental Studies at Seneca College. At Seneca, Mr. Galbraith manages a team of over 80 full-time, part-time and partial-load faculty in delivering post-secondary programs across credential levels (certificate, diploma, and two undergraduate degree programs), including the Honours Bachelor of Crime and Intelligence Analysis (BCIA). Mr. Galbraith has over eleven years of administrative and teaching experience in post-secondary education in Ontario, and he was previously a faculty member and program coordinator at Sheridan College from 2011-2017, where he coordinated the Graduate Certificate in Emergency Management and the Investigation: Public & Private program.

From 2000-2009, Mr. Galbraith worked for the British Government as a Diplomatic Service Officer for over nine years where he received two civilian service medals for his overseas postings in 2003 and 2004, and was a Non-Commissioned Officer (NCO) in a reserve unit of the British Armed Forces (2000-2004).

Mr. Galbraith holds a Master’s degree in Disaster and Emergency Management from York University, and worked as a research coordinator at the Centre for International and Security Studies, York University from 2009-2011. In 2014, Mr. Galbraith received the Security Educator of the Year award from the Toronto Chapter of ASIS. Mr. Galbraith is an active member of several professional associations related to emergency management, public safety, and business continuity, and he previously served as the Director of Education for the Ontario Association of Emergency Managers (OAEM) from 2015-2016. Mr. Galbraith was also a member of the Ryerson University’s Research Ethics Board (REB) for two years (2015-2017).

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