eCrime Cyber Council

Alan Treddenick
Director, National Security and Law Enforcement Liaison, BlackBerry

Alan Treddenick is the Director of National Security and Law Enforcement Liaison at BlackBerry. He is responsible for leading BlackBerry's strategic relationships with law enforcement, intelligence, and security agencies around the globe on issues related to national security, sensitive criminal investigations, cybercrime, and other regulatory concerns.

Alan joined BlackBerry in 2011 after 32 years of service with the Canadian Security Intelligence Service (CSIS) and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP). In addition to leading counter-terrorism field operations across Canada, he has investigational experience in a number of foreign countries 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 and responsible for regional counter terrorism issues and intelligence operations in Saudi Arabia and Yemen. Before transferring into CSIS he was posted to general policing duties and criminal investigations in western Canada with the RCMP.

Alan is a graduate of Queen's University and the Canadian Police College. During his service, he was a guest trainer on Counter Terrorism HUMINT operations at the CSIS HQ and has been a lecturer on domestic and international terrorism topics at various law enforcement training programs. He is a member of the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) and the Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police (CACP) serving on the ECrimes Committee, the Cybercrime sub-committee, and the Private Sector Liaison Committee. Alan is also a member of the Society for the Policing of Cyberspace (POLCYB) as well as a member of the Advisory Board at Sheffield Hallam University's Centre of Excellence in Terrorism, Resilience, Intelligence and Organized Crime Research (CENTRIC).

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