Artur Wilczynski is a Board Advisor with Policy Insights Forum. He brings to the firm a deep understanding of government processes and provides clients with strategic analysis on international relations issues, as well as advice on the integration of equity, diversity, and inclusion programs with clients’ organizations.
Artur comes to the firm after his most recent tenure as Associate Deputy Chief SIGINT and Assistant Deputy Minister, Senior Advisor for People, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion at the Communications Security Establishment (CSE), Canada’s national cryptologic agency. Prior to his work at CSE, Artur served as the Canadian Ambassador to Norway between 2014 and 2018.
At Global Affairs Canada, Artur served as Director General of International Security, covering a broad range of issues from international crime and counter-terrorism to advancing Canadian interests on international political-military relations and justice issues.
At Public Safety Canada, he was one of the lead negotiators of Beyond the Border - Canada's perimeter security and economic competitiveness joint declaration with the United States. Artur also played a coordinating role on Public Safety portfolio civilian capacity building in Afghanistan and led the establishment of the department's first International Strategic Framework.
As the Director of International Relations at Canadian Heritage, Artur played a key role in the negotiation of the UNESCO Convention on Cultural Diversity. As a public servant with over 30 years of experience, he carries an intimate knowledge of the workings of many Federal departments and agencies, especially those with an international focus or character.