Brendan is a Participant Manager at HFX, where he supports the planning and organization of the annual forum in Halifax, Nova Scotia. He is a recent 2022 graduate of the University of Michigan in the Program of International Studies. With the program, he followed a sub-plan of Security, Norms, and Cooperation, while maintaining a regional focus of Latin America. At the University he was also a staff writer at the Michigan Journal of International Affairs at the Americas desk. Brendan was a leader in the largest student organization on campus, Wolverine Support Network, where he worked to advance mental health advocacy and reforms.