With unique experience working at the Public Health Agency of Canada’s National Microbiology Laboratory (NML), Chelsey Goodman has played a vital role in many of Canada’s global infectious disease prevention and response initiatives, including the 2014 Ebola outbreak, the 2009 H1N1 avian flu pandemic, the 2008 SARS pandemic, and bio-terrorism surveillance at the 2010 Winter Olympics.
Chelsey is one of a small number of responders to experience real-time pandemic activation, as well as play a role in response and subsequent mitigation of global impacts. Her knowledge of how disease outbreaks occur and what a real-time Emergency Operations Center can do is based on first person experience acting in the capacity of the NML’s Emergency Operations Chief.
As well as her real world scientific data-analysis experience, Chelsey is a highly skilled Open Source Intelligence (OSINT) practitioner and a passionate educator.
Angie has been a Business Librarian at York University since 2013. Prior that, she worked as an Information Specialist at the Business Resource Centre of TD Securities, delivering research services to investment banking staff and financial services professionals. Also, as a Senior Compliance Officer, she worked to develop a centralized regulatory library at TD Bank. Her other former experience includes working as a Research Associate at executive search firms.
Angie holds an MLIS from the University of Western Ontario, an Honours B.A. from Brock University and she has completed her Canadian Securities Course.
Angie brings many years of experience in the field of research and compliance to her role at Toddington International.
With an Intelligence career spanning over 30-years, Mark Ploszay has a unique insight into the world of intelligence operations and analysis. With 22-years of experience as a United States Air Force Intelligence Analyst, Mark has worked in the Signals Intelligence (SIGINT), Electronic Intelligence (ELINT), and Human Intelligence (HUMINT) arenas, as well as having experience in Counter-Terrorism (CT) and Counter-Insurgency (COINS) operations, among other areas.
In addition, he had the distinction of having certified as an Intelligence Analyst under the US National Security Agency Professionalization Programme and to have served as a Royal Air Force Duty Reporting Officer at a Joint Nation Fused Analysis and Reporting Centre.
On the civilian law enforcement side of intelligence operations, Mark worked for six-years with the West Mercia Constabulary. In his role as a civilian intelligence analyst assigned to the West Mercia Major Investigation Unit, Mark provided critical intelligence support to major criminal investigations, such as major fraud operations, people trafficking, organized crime, and homicide.
During the six-years that he was with i2 Ltd UK and IBM (i2), Mark filled a number of roles, from i2 Trainer to MENA Defence Programme Manager and Global Defence Programme Manager, in addition to Global Business Development as the IBM Global Defence, National Security, and Law Enforcement Specialist (SME). In this i2 IBM role, Mark worked extensively with Defence, National Security, Law Enforcement and Immigration, and Custom & Excise and Border Forces around the world.
In 2017, he established Boston Harbour Technology Ltd, a registered UK Limited Company, to provide consultation services to clients around the world. Mark has provided briefings, presentations, and domain advice for a wide variety of audiences to include the U.S. Congress, the Netherlands Ministry of Defence (MOD), the Australian Defence Science and Technology Organisation, the Spanish Defence War College, the Chief of Portuguese Defence Forces Intelligence Centre, the Director General Australian Defence Intelligence, the Spanish Defence Forces 1st Intelligence Regiment, the Australian Institute of Professional Intelligence Officers, the New Zealand Institute of Intelligence Professionals, the FBI National Academy Associates, the Singapore Defence Science and Technology Agency, Japan Self-Defence Force, Tokyo Customs, Australian Customs, Japanese Coast Guard, and a number of other defence, national security, intelligence, and law enforcement organizations around the world.
In his position with Toddington International, Mark’s roles include training curriculum development, course delivery, and consultation services.
As Office Manager of Toddington International’s Vancouver Headquarters, Sabreen provides daily support for our domestic and international operations with a client-centred approach.
Possessing an innovative mindset, she is able to use her creativity and skills for the development of our growing inventory of e-learning programs and operational services. She is a skilled researcher and educator, and demonstrates a strong understanding of today’s dynamic technologies.
In addition to her background in Criminal Justice, Sabreen brings strong ethics and integrity to the rapidly evolving field of OSINT and to Toddington International.
Yaniv Pereyaslavsky is Toddington International’s London, UK – based associate, and is responsible for the delivery and development of advanced training programs for global audiences, in addition to the provision of consulting services to select clientele.
Prior to joining Toddington International, Yaniv gained extensive experience in Intelligence, Surveillance, Target Acquisition, and Reconnaissance (ISTAR) roles in both the public and private sectors. In addition to serving as a reconnaissance soldier and officer with the Canadian military for six years, Yaniv also served within the Canadian federal government, working on reporting, intelligence, and security surrounding consular missions and soft-power diplomacy in Africa, South America, and the world at large.
Within the private sector, Yaniv has extensive experience in both corporate intelligence and strategic planning in advanced technology industries. With a strong background in surveillance technologies, machine learning, and cybersecurity, he was responsible for intelligence reporting to multi-million dollar projects for key stakeholders. Yaniv’s work in the high technology sector has included complex open-source investigations, information-operations, government relations, and the overseeing of comprehensive competitive intelligence products.
Yaniv studied Security and Strategy at the University of British Columbia and the University of Copenhagen. He is certified in Advanced Cybersecurity and Field Security by the United Nations, and is a certified Strategic and Competitive Intelligence Professional (SCIP).
As an instructor with Toddington International, Julie brings with her over two decades of experience from her service with the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, having served as an Intelligence Analyst since 2002.
Continuing to maintain operational expertise in complex criminal investigations that include serial murder, missing persons, and financial and organized crime on both strategic and tactical levels, Julie is also experienced in the delivery of services to the private sector, including critical thinking and investigative techniques, corporate intelligence, brand protection, and online reputation management.
While working towards her PhD, Julie taught Criminology and Sociology at the University of Winnipeg and the University of Manitoba. She has also taught Tactical Intelligence Analysis and Strategic Intelligence Analysis at the Canadian Police College, and has delivered Operational Intelligence Analysis training in South Asia on behalf of the Canadian Government.
Among other commendations, Julie has been awarded the Intelligence Program Professional Service Award for her contributions to the national intelligence program in the RCMP, and is a regular guest speaker at numerous private and public sector conferences throughout North America.
With Toddington International, Julie develops and facilitates Open Source Intelligence and Social Media Intelligence training courses for a wide range of agencies.