Chapter Lead, Ottawa
Joel Watson is a Soldier, Solicitor, and Scholar. Counsel to Spiteri & Ursulak LLP, formerly of several Bay Street Law Firms and Corporations and Director of Legal for the Minister of Veterans Affairs, A Fellow the Gregg Center for the Study of War and Society at the University of New Brunswick, and an Advisor to Governments, NGO’s and Businesses, Watson provides strategic advice, timely introductions, quick and quiet intervention to minimize risk, exposure, or loss, or to take full advantage of an opportunity. Watson’s scholarship focuses on transition from military service to civilian life, and in particular, determining what enables successful transitions. Watson has published and presented at numerous national and international academic conferences and provided academic commentary on Veterans Transition on a CBC episode of “Good People” hosted by Mark Sakamoto. https://gem.cbc.ca/media/good-people-with-mark-sakamoto/season-1/episode-4/38e815a-012b0f140c7
Watson is a long time 3V Member and has led several initiatives over the years. Watson is currently Ottawa Chapter Lead, Corporate Task Force Lead, and Starbucks Co-Lead with David Mack.