Valerie Keyes

Executive Director, Canadian Forces Liaison Council, National Defence


Valerie Keyes is a Senior Public Servant at the Department of National Defence, holding senior appointments in policy, operations and management in Canada and the United Kingdom, currently as the Director Reserve Force Analysis and Transformation.


A graduate of the University of Toronto and the Royal Military College, Valerie served in the Canadian Forces as an engineering officer before joining the Public Service.


Valerie serves in a number of capacities, namely as Treasurer of the Ottawa Fencing Club as a major fundraiser for St Barnabas Church, Ottawa, Valerie was President of the Royal Military Colleges Club and Treasurer, RMC Foundation, and is a past President, Canadian Centennial Choir.