January 27, 2015 Paul Henderson, B.A.Sc., P. Eng., Olympian, past ISAF President
Living on Toronto Island around boats and sailing, Paul Henderson learned the basics of the sport, as well as the values and importance of sport early in life. He became a very active competitor in sailing, winning medals at World, North American and USA National Championships. He has the record of having competed in all the Canadian Olympic Sailing Trials from 1948 to 1984; having represented Canada at three Olympic Games: 1964, 1968 and 1972; and would have in 1980 but for the Olympic boycott against the Soviet Union. Continue reading Jan 27, 2015: The “Pope” of Sailing – Paul Henderson→
November 25, 2014 Naeem U. Hasan, MA, MPA, MSC, Ambassador (retired)
Naeem Hasan is a retired career diplomat and political analyst specialising in the Muslim World and South Asian affairs. Besides his student days at the American University in Beirut, when he was also a part time journalist, he has spent a good part of his 35 year diplomatic career in the Arab world on assignments in Turkey, Iraq, Saudi Arabia and Syria (as Ambassador). He was also posted in the Pakistan Embassies in Prague, Belgrade and served as Ambassador to Sweden with concurrent charge for Iceland, Estonia and Latvia.
He did a long stint in senior positions, including Chef du Cabinet of the Secretary General at the Jeddah based Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) – the Muslim UN with membership of 57 countries. During this period he travelled extensively on official missions over the entire Muslim world spanning from Indonesia to North Africa. He was the OIC’s point man for dealing with the UN and other international and regional organisations. Continue reading Nov 25, 2014: The Arab World In Turmoil – Naeem U. Hasan→
September 30, 2014 Sandy Boucher, Senior Manager, Forensic and Dispute Resolution Services, Grant Thornton LLP, BSc University of Sheffield, CFE
Senior Manager, Forensic and Dispute Resolution Services, Grant Thornton LLP, BSc University of Sheffield, CFE
Sandy Boucher and his investigative research team execute and manage large and complex fraud investigations, international due diligence enquiries, international asset tracing and recovery cases, litigation support, fraud and anti-bribery corruption investigations. Solving such cases can be likened to a complex jigsaw puzzle and requires reliable sources to help piece information together. Continue reading Sep 30, 2014: Foreign Corruption – Ignorance is No Longer Bliss – Sandy Boucher→