Allan R Macdougal
Allan served with the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) for 7 years prior to joining the Canadian Security Intelligence Service (CSIS) where he spent almost 3 decades living and working in Asia, the Middle East, Africa, and Europe. During his CSIS career Allan held the following positions: Chief of Counterterrorism, Director of Middle East and Africa Operations, and Director General of Global Operations. As part of his global remit, he managed the Service’s worldwide liaison and operational collection programs, and directed foreign counter terrorism operations in Afghanistan, the Middle East and Africa.
Allan’s last position with CSIS was with the Canadian Embassy in Washington, DC, where he was responsible for Canada’s analytic and operational engagements with its US counterparts. Allan brings an experienced and unique perspective into the world of intelligence and security.
Alan Treddenick is CEO of ATNOH Group, a collaborative association of professionals who share a common heritage within business, international security, law enforcement, and diplomatic communities. Alan has 32 years of service with Canadian Security Intelligence Service (CSIS) and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) and was the Director of National Security and Law Enforcement Liaison for BlackBerry, responsible for leading strategic relationships with law enforcement, intelligence, and security agencies around the globe. Alan’s experience includes leading counter-terrorism field operations in Canada as well as within the Middle East, South Asia, and East Africa. Prior to retirement from CSIS, Alan was posted to the Canadian Embassy in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia for over four years with responsibility for regional intelligence operations and counter terrorism issues in Saudi Arabia and Yemen. Alan is a graduate of Queen's University, the RCMP Training Academy, and the Canadian Police College. During his service, he was involved in Counter Terrorism HUMINT operations and training. He is a member of the Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police (CACP) serving on the Cybercrime Committee and the Private Sector Liaison Committee and has membership in the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP), the Society for the Policing of Cyberspace (POLCYB), ASIS, Royal Canadian Military Institute (RCMI), Chatham House. Additionally, Alan was formerly on the Advisory Board at the Sheffield Hallam University's Centre of Excellence in Terrorism, Resilience, Intelligence and Organized Crime Research (CENTRIC) based in the United Kingdom. More recently Alan was a Senior Strategic Advisor on Government Relations and Regulatory Affairs for Patriot One Technologies, TrueNorthIQ, and ISBRG. Alan currently serves on the Advisory Board for TIGIR Solutions, a disruptive Canadian AI technology start-up in the Threat and Risk Analysis space, as well as with M-Sec Enterprises, a Canadian tactical solutions provider in the public safety, security, and defence sectors.
Phil is a former Assistant Commissioner with the Royal Canadian Mounted Police with over 35 years of law enforcement experience. Over Phil’s long career, he has worked in a variety of areas such as Serious & Organized Crime, Drug Enforcement, Technology Crime, Financial Crime, National Security and Forensic Science both at the national and international level.
He has held a number of senior law enforcement positions including; Senior Foreign Liaison Officer, Canadian High Commissioner in London,UK, Director General Criminal Intelligence Service Canada (CISC), Assistant Commissioner Forensic Science and Identifications Services and acting Deputy Commissioner Specialized Policing Services responsible for a broad range of National Police Services including CPIC, Canadian Firearms Program, National DNA data bank, National Forensic Laboratory Services and Canadian Criminal Real Time Identification Services.
Since his retirement from policing in 2021, Phil has worked as consultant and Domain Expert in the Information Technology Industry, as well as other companies supporting Public Safety, Security & Defense programs.
Phil is a member of the Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police (CACP) and former member of the Association des Directeurs de Police du Quebec (ADPQ). He has also been a member of several Senior Executive Committees at the national and international level. Phil is fully bilingual and holds a Masters Degree in Leadership and Management and has completed graduate studies at the Canadian Police College and Canadian School of Public Service.