Greg is the principal of a security risk management practice with a focus on new markets, energy and cyber spaces. He is based in Calgary, Alberta.
He was most recently the Head of Security- North America for Statoil / Equinor ASA. He was responsible for the security management program including awareness, threat assessment, information protection, and advice on physical security safeguards. He contributed greatly to the reorganization of the security practice in the company following a terrorist attack on its facilities in 2013.
Greg has considerable experience in corporate security, working primarily in the energy sector for over 25 years. He has held senior roles with major international corporations. He has extensive law enforcement experience, including over 14 years with the Prince Albert Police Force as a senior non-commissioned officer, where he served in the Patrol Operations, Criminal Investigation (Youth) and Community Policing sections.
Committed to lifelong learning, he has been a guest lecturer at post-secondary institutions in security management and policing studies.
Greg holds the Certified Protection Professional (CPP) designation conferred by ASIS International. He is active with ASIS having served as an officer at the Chapter and Regional level and has contributed to the managing Board on issues of International membership.
He also has served with the Professional Certification Board (PCB, the governing body which confers the Certified Protection Professional designation as well as 3 others) in the development of board certification for security professionals. He is a past President of the PCB.
Greg has also served on the President’s Commission on Governance to create and introduce a new governance model for ASIS International.
Committed to his industry Greg has served as a past chairman of the National Energy Security Professionals (NESP) network. Greg is a two-time recipient of a volunteer recognition award from the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers for his contributions to the ongoing effort around energy infrastructure security. He volunteers with the Calgary Stampede and has been a candidate for the Board of Directors of the Stampede.
Greg holds a Master of Science degree in the study of Security and Risk Management from the University of Leicester in the United Kingdom, a Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety from the University of Alberta and is a Fellow of the Security Institute (UK).