Michel Juneau-KatsuyaCEO, The Northgate Group
With over 38 years of experience, Michel is internationally recognized as one of our country’s foremost experts in international and national security and intelligence, and economic and industrial espionage. He began his career with the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) before transferring to the Canadian Security and Intelligence Service (CSIS). He has performed duties as Criminal Investigator, as well as Intelligence Officer in both Counter Intelligence and Counter Terrorism. He has held several senior management positions, including amongst them Chief of the Strategic Analysis Unit, Asia/Pacific. During this assignment, his unit focused on issues of economic and industrial espionage against Canada, and the ramifications for Canadian society and its economy, leading to his team becoming rapidly recognized among international intelligence services for their expertise in that domain. Now in the private sector, Michel is in demand across all continents to perform Threat and Risk Assessments and security audits. He received a BA in International Relations from UQAM (Canada), and an MA in Social and Political Thought from the University of Sussex (England). He is a guest professor at University of Ottawa in Criminology. Michel is the co-author of the books: « Nest of Spies: The Startling Truth About Foreign Agents at Work Within Canada’s Borders » published by Harper-Collins 2009 and “Ces espions venus d'ailleurs” published by Stanké 2009. He organised two international conferences on corporate espionnage in 2011 and 2014. He is also the co-author and host of a TV series (2017) on spy activities in Canada: "Espions parmi nous" (Historia).