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Lee offers over 30 years of Canadian space and defence procurement experience as well as insights from an industry perspective, coupled with a thorough understanding and deep passion for Canada’s North and Northern Strategy. Lee is one of Canada’s most accomplished builders of surveillance systems for achieving maritime and northern situational and domain awareness.
Throughout his career in the Canadian aerospace industry, Lee has held a variety of increasingly senior roles in business development, program and general management, while maintaining a strong focus on arctic and maritime domain awareness systems.
Lee spent 25 years with MacDonald Dettwiler (MDA), where he captured over $200 million in government capital projects for the Department of National Defence, Environment Canada and the Canadian Coast Guard, among others, and led the implementation of many of these projects. He enjoyed 10 years as the general manager of MDA Halifax, where he grew the office into a major player in maintaining Canada’s Recognized Maritime Picture.
Subsequent to MDA, Lee joined COM DEV Ltd. as the vice-president, business development for their Canadian division, where he focused on the capture of Canadian Space Agency business related to Canada’s Northern Strategy.
Lee brings a unique background and set of skills to H+K. He leverages Northern Strategy insights and federal procurement knowledge to assist Canadian industry in developing strategic tactics for positioning themselves relative to Canada’s Northern Strategy, works collaboratively to ensure the projects materialize and follows through by assisting his clients in bidding and winning selected targets.
Lee graduated from Carleton University. He enjoys working and travelling in Canada’s arctic