Commanding Officer, Mapping and Charting Establishment Canadian Armed Forces
Hopkins completed his Bachelor of Engineering (Civil) degree, from Ryerson, in
1994. After working for a civilian construction company, he joined the CF as a
Direct Entry Officer in Jan 1997 as an Engineer Officer. LCol Hopkins has been
posted to the National Defence Command Centre as a Senior Watch Officer, the
Directorate of Geospatial Intelligence as the Production Manager and
subsequently the Plans Officer, and was deployed on Op PODIUM, the CF
contribution to the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics as J2 Geospatial
Intelligence. LCol Hopkins has served at the Mapping and Charting Establishment
as a Troop Commander, Unit Operations Officer, Officer Commanding Geospatial
Support Squadron, and DCO. After leaving MCE as the DCO he was posted to
ADM(IE) as the DPP Co-ord and then subsequently to CANSOFCOM as the Deputy
Director of Special Operations. On 29 March 2018 LCol Hopkins was appointed as
the Commanding Officer of the Mapping and Charting Establishment (MCE).
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