In 2011, Michael Harvey joined the ISN team and is currently Vice President of Security Services. Michael manages their entire security department including national and international security services, video surveillance, Immigration Detention services, as well as managing and recruiting security staff. Michael has also been instrumental in the collaboration and development of local grow operations from a security and risk perspective which includes coordinating the supply and installation of fully integrated video, access control, fence and alarm solutions.
Michael is a retired member of the Toronto Police Service with 28 years of experience in public sector policing. Michael brings with him a wealth of experience in Public Policing and Private Security. As a result, Michael is very familiar with all aspects of the criminal justice system within Canada and he maintains a large circle of contacts within various police services.
Following his career with the Toronto Police Michael became the Vice President of Operations at Total Security Management Services (TSM). During this time his responsibilities included the day to day oversite of up to 1300 security staff for various clients utilizing both TSM staff and contract security providers nationally and internationally. While at TSM he developed, and implemented the in-house training program and quality assurance program to an ISO standard. He was responsible for security planning for various major events, VIP security, and electronic countermeasures as well as assisting with specifications for security systems and installations. Michael was instrumental in the development and implemented antifraud procedures for various financial institutions resulting in a reduction of losses and increased safety and security for clients and staff.