Garrick Ngai

Garrick Ngai is Special Marketing Advisor to the Canadian Special Operations Forces Command (CANSOFCOM). He brings with him years of marketing experience in the international aerospace and defence industry, Canadian Armed Forces, United Nations, and the private sector.

Garrick has advised international aerospace and defence companies, financial institutions and government institutions, including Top Aces, L-3, Northrop Grumman, Edgestone Capital Partners, Invest in France Agency, Canada-China Business Council, and DND Public Affairs Office in Ontario. In 2005, he served at NATO Allied Command Transformation, supporting defence, diplomacy, and development (3D) initiatives in Afghanistan. Prior to taking up his role at CANSOFCOM, he was Head of Marketing Strategy at the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) in Montreal.

In addition to being Vice President of the NATO Association, Garrick is a member of the Royal Canadian Military Institute. He holds an MBA from Schulich School of Business at York University and a Bachelor of International Business degree from Carleton University.


  • David Sutton

    David Sutton is a Research Analyst at the NATO Association of Canada. David holds a BA in political science and criminology from Western University, as well as a Public Relations and Corporate Communications certificate from Fanshawe College. He served in the Canadian Naval Reserves from 2006 to 2012 as a Naval Combat Information Operator. In that time took part in several operations including the Vancouver 2010 Olympics and Halifax Fleet Review commemorating the Navy Centennial. More recently, he spent three years in China teaching at post-secondary institutions, including Dalian's University of Foreign Languages. David studies Mandarin, has a keen interest in Asian culture and politics, collecting art, and running Toronto's waterfront. You can contact David at

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