Thomas Adams is Executive Associate at Kreab Gavin Anderson in Beijing, China, a global public relations and communications partnership, advising corporations and other organisations on issues of strategic importance in business, finance and politics. Previously, he was Research Officer at the Canadian Institute of Strategic Studies (CISS) and then Research Program Officer at the Canadian International Council (CIC) in Toronto. He holds a B.A. (honours) and M.A. in Political Science from the University of Alberta in Edmonton. He has edited numerous publications and has authored articles for Strategic Datalink, On Track, International Journal, and SITREP and has contributed op-eds and commentary to Canadian print and television media.