David Toddington
Founder & CEO

Summary

With a background as a senior manager in the IT industry, and with front-line experience in national security, police and military operations, David has developed a number of highly acclaimed training programs that enable front-line investigative and research professionals to produce superior intelligence products using cutting edge OSINT tools in conjunction with advanced critical thinking methodologies.

David has held numerous police appointments including Royal Canadian Mounted Police Supernumerary Constable, Designated Law Enforcement Officer (DLEO) with the Organized Crime Agency of British Columbia, and RCMP Auxiliary Constable within the Province of British Columbia. David has also served in both Canada’s Army and Navy Primary Reserves in addition to the Cadet Instructor Cadre program (Air).

Among other awards, David has been the recipient of a Royal Canadian Mounted Police Commanding Officer’s Commendation for his work in the development and implementation of new police Open Source Intelligence systems.

In working with the private sector, David maintains a position as Special Advisor to the International Chamber of Commerce Commercial Crime Section in London and is sought after by numerous Fortune 100 companies to provide training and consulting services to organizations in the financial, manufacturing and pharmaceutical sectors.

Cast in the BAFTA nominated, ground breaking, hit UK television series “Hunted” over its first four seasons, David featured prominently on the program, utilizing his skills as an online OSINT specialist and digital surveillance expert to pursue and apprehend the program’s fugitives.

Outside of his work with TII, David is a Private Pilot (Aeroplane category), a Flight Instructor (Ultralight category) and an Advanced Operations Pilot for Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems. David is an active volunteer, flight crew member and RPAS pilot with the Civil Aviation Search and Rescue Association (CASARA).

Skills

  • Advanced Open Source Intelligence (OSINT) Collection
  • Information and Operational Security (INFOSEC and OPSEC)
  • Undercover Operations
  • Criminal and High Tech Investigations
  • Intelligence Analysis
  • Compliance and Enforcement Operations
  • Training Program Development and Delivery
  • Public Speaking Engagements

Select International Speaking Engagements

  • Online Social Media & Open Source Investigator’s Summit
  • Australia Institute of Professional Intelligence Officers
  • Institute of Money Laundering Prevention Officers
  • American Society for Industrial Security
  • International Association of Law Enforcement Intelligence Analysts
  • High Tech Crime Investigators Association
  • National Judicial Institute Conference
  • International Chamber of Commerce Fraudnet
  • Association of Chief Police Officers

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