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Andrew Ellis AEllis

Interim Chief Executive Officer

As Assistant Director of Operations (ADO) of CSIS, was strategically responsible for the leadership of all national operational programs. Over 29 years of experience, including 6 years serving Board of Directors. Established an international reputation as a decisive leader skilled in enlisting the diverse support critical to driving successful business results. A high-performing and enthusiastic executive who has proven to be creative and resourceful in motivating teams to adapt to rapidly changing priorities.

A proven leader, able to attract, motivate and mentor highly functioning middle managers as well as encouraging the implementation of innovative programs to achieve results exceeding client delivery expectations. A skilled communicator, excelled in public and discreet collaboration with stakeholders at the political level, in government, law enforcement and with diverse ethnic community interlocutors.
Led a significant workforce while administering and balancing multi-million dollar budgets over sustained periods.