Gene McLean,
Managing Director, Investigations

Gene is responsible for building, managing, and optimizing strategic relationships with key alliance partners and driving international opportunities, while overseeing the global alliance strategy. To Cytelligence and its clients, Gene brings over 35 years of relevant experience.

Gene is acknowledged internationally for substantive and ground-breaking strategies and specializes in corporate, governmental, and private sector organizational consulting on security and enterprise-wide risk management. Gene was previously Vice President & Chief Security Officer for TELUS Corporation.

He is a Life Member of the Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police and an Associate Member of the International Association of Chiefs of Police. He maintains a close professional and operational relationship with law enforcement agencies, both domestic and international.

Gene is a Director, Society for the Policing of Cyberspace (POLCYB), which is a non-profit organization designed to bring together law enforcement, prosecutors, government, universities, and corporations to more effectively prevent cybercrime and deal with digital evidence. Gene also holds other Board and Advisory positions. He has completed the academic requirements for the Governance Essentials Program for Directors through the Telfer School of Management.

Gene was sworn into the Queen's Privy Council and is currently a Member of the Security Intelligence Review Committee (SIRC). SIRC is an independent external review body which reports to Canadian parliament and provides assurances regarding the legality, reasonableness and necessity of the operations of the Canadian Security Intelligence Service (CSIS).

Gene was the premier recipient of the Canadian Security "Director of the Year" award. In March 2011, Gene was appointed by Dr. Cavoukian, the Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario, as an Individual "Privacy by Design" Ambassador.

Gene holds a "Top Secret" security clearance from the Government of Canada.

Gene's education includes a diploma in Business Management, a Degree in Political Science, and a Degree in Organization Communications as well as other designations and certifications, both national and international.

Call Gene McLean at +1.416.304.3934 or email gmclean@cytelligence.ca.

Executive/Management Team

Gene McLean
Managing Director, Investigations
Bryan Zarnett
Managing Director, Security Consulting
Bernard Miedema
Vice President, Forensics
Maurice Ragogna
Managing Director, Forensics
Robert White
Senior Director, Forensics
Ermin Memisevic
Director, Forensic Investigations
Raffaele Bisceglia
Managing Director, Global Engagements
Nicholas Scheurkogel
Director, Cyber intelligence
Colonel George Hadrick (U.S., retired)
Managing Director, Incident Response
Karen Ellis
Vice President, Business Development
Jamie O’Hare
Director of Channel and Client Relations

Cytelligence is a trusted advisor to hundreds of clients including

Top Tier
Law Firms

Prominent and Multi-
National Corporations

Government
Agencies

Private
Companies

Top Tier
Law Firms

Prominent and Multi-
National Corporations

Government
Agencies

Private
Companies

Any solution starts with a conversation. Our team is ready to discuss your projects, immediate security concerns and confidential actions. We are looking forward to hearing from you.

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Any solution starts with a conversation. Our team is ready to discuss your projects, immediate security concerns and confidential actions. We are looking forward to hearing from you.