Management

Martin Cronin, CEO & President

An expert in counter-terrorism, conflict resolution, and government/corporate interface. His career includes over twenty years experience of international diplomacy with the British Government.

Phil Lancaster, SVP Business Development & Government Relations

An extensive career in law enforcement. Former British police officer, worked internationally in VIP close protection, as well as service in British Overseas Territories.

Jeff Tindale, SVP Capital Markets

Over 20 years in private capital and investor consulting and advisory services to high-growth companies across various sectors. Experienced in corporate governance, finance, mergers and acquisitions.

James Stewart Portrait

Dr. James Stewart PhD, SVP Video Analytics

A social entrepreneur experienced in cybersecurity and law enforcement, has been delivering software and data science solutions for 20 years.

Dr. Paul Rice PhD, SVP Engineering & Radar Systems

Over 15 years of international experience working in technical and management roles with start-up companies in the security sector.

Mike Barnsley, CFO & Corporate Secretary

Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA, CA) with over 30 years’ experience providing financial management and corporate reporting services to public companies. Worked with Deloitte & Touche.

Paul Borselli, VP Marketing & Communications

Over 25 years international sales and marketing experience across today’s media and marketing space – brand, agency, media, and adtech. Worked with Disney, Comcast, Verizon, Vodafone and iProspect.

Robert Lex, SVP Operations

Over 25 years of experience in global manufacturing operations and supply chain management for high-tech and custom automation industries, recently with Avigilon.

Franco Cerantola, VP Product Delivery

Over 31 years experience in engineering/operations and program management in the aerospace, telecommunication and high-tech industries. Recently with Smith Detection.

Gary Taube, VP Finance

Gary Taube is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA, CA), having started his career within Deloitte’s Growth Enterprises audit practice. Moving into industry, Gary has held senior finance roles for both private and public companies.

Board of Directors

Scott Shepherd, Chairman

Worked with the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade, Export Development Corp., Imperial Chemical Industries PLC, Trafalgar House PLC, and Nexus group of Companies.

Martin Cronin, CEO & President

An expert in counter-terrorism, conflict resolution, and government/corporate interface. His career includes over twenty years experience of international diplomacy with the British Government.

Jeff Tindale, SVP Capital Markets & Director

Over 20 years in private capital and investor consulting and advisory services to high-growth companies across various sectors. Experienced in corporate governance, finance, mergers and acquisitions.

John Gillies, Director – Board

Over 33 years of federal government experience within national and international security and intelligence environment. Worked with Canadian Security Intelligence Service (CSIS) and RCMP.

Peter van der Gracht, Director – Board

A serial technology entrepreneur who has successfully launched, financed, operated and sold five technology companies; including: Nexus, Imedia, Teraspan, Fatport and Wavemakers.

Victoria Calvert, Director – Board

Professor Emeritus of Entrepreneurship and International Business at the Bissett School of Business at Mount Royal University with over 30 years in international business operations and consulting.

Mike Barnsley, CFO & Corporate Secretary

Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA, CA) with over 30 years’ experience providing financial management and corporate reporting services to public companies. Worked with Deloitte & Touche.

Advisors

Dr.-Natalia-K.-Nikolova

Dr. Natalia K. Nikolova, Academic Collaborator

Dr. Nikolova serves on the faculty of McMaster University in Canada and is the Canada Research Chair in High-Frequency Electromagnetics.

Governor Tom Ridge, Advisor

Chairman of Ridge Global. He served as first US Secretary of Homeland Security, Governor of Pennsylvania and Member of the U.S. House of Representative for Pennsylvania.

Jamie Hamilton Graham, Advisor

Served as Chief Constable of the Victoria and Vancouver Police Departments. 34 years in law enforcement includes command roles with the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP).

Andrew Brear, Advisor

A former British diplomatic officer with extensive international experience in political, intelligence and security issues. Held diplomatic roles in Africa, Middle East and United Kingdom.

Al Treddenick, Advisor

Over 30 years domestic/international tactical & strategic experience. Intelligence operations and criminal investigations with BlackBerry, CSIS and Canadian Embassy/Yemen & Saudi Arabia.

Karl Wagner, Advisor

Served as a senior officer in the US Intelligence Community, with expertise in leading diverse, enterprise-level teams globally. A subject matter expert in counter-intelligence and counter-terrorism.

Michael Rozin, Advisor

Founder of Rozin Security Consulting (RSC) law enforcement and security agency training on counter-terrorism and tactical response techniques. Work spans Mall of America (MoA) to Israeli Defense Forces.

Ward Elcock, Advisor

Former Deputy Minister for Public Safety with Canadian Federal Government, responsible for five law enforcement and security agencies, including RCMP, CSIS and Corrections Canada.

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