President, I-SEC Integrated Strategies
Former Assistant Director of Intelligence for CSIS
Ray Boisvert is the founder and President of I-Sec Integrated Strategies (ISECIS), a firm specializing in delivering risk mitigation strategies for Public Safety agencies. Prior to launching his consultancy, Mr. Boisvert spent almost 30 years with the Canadian Security Intelligence Service (CSIS), retiring as the Assistant Director, Intelligence.
During Mr. Boisvert’s tenure at CSIS, he held several other executive and senior manager positions, including responsibilities for the Counter Terrorism Program, as well as its Operations Support Branch, which covered all aspects of covert intelligence collection, including CSIS “special operations” teams.
Mr. Boisvert also spent several years overseas serving as a Foreign Collection Officer, working in close collaboration with allied and partner police, security and intelligence agencies. Earlier in his career he was an operational collection officer and supervisor, working across all areas of the Counter Terrorism and Counter Intelligence spectrum.
Prior to joining CSIS, Mr. Boisvert spent five years in federal law enforcement with the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP), mostly in Drug Enforcement activities in the Lower Mainland (Vancouver) area of British Columbia.
Mr. Boisvert delivers public presentations, participates on panels and provides countless media interviews addressing topics such as cyber defense, “insider threats”, terrorism entities, radicalization challenges, and a number of other national security related topics.