Following a three year period as Public Servant in Residence at the University of Ottawa's Graduate School of Public and International Affairs Alan Freeman became Senior Fellow in 2014. He came to the Graduate School from Canada's Department of Finance, where he served as Assistant Deputy Minister of Consultations and Communications. Alan joined the Public Service in 2008 after a distinguished career in journalism as a parliamentary reporter and business journalist for The Canadian Press, The Wall Street Journal and The Globe and Mail. At The Globe, he spent more than 10 years as a foreign correspondent based in Berlin, London and Washington. Alan is a graduate of McGill University and Columbia University, where he received a Master's degree in Journalism.