Jean-François Savard (JF) has extensive experience in security management, IT Security and investigations gained during 32 years of public service in Canada. He joined Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) in 2007 as Director of Security and Emergency Management after nearly 25 years as a Military Police officer in the Canadian Forces and is responsible for coordinating AAFC's security and emergency program, including oversight of the IT Security and forensics investigation functions. JF currently serves on the ASIS Food Defense and Agriculture Security Council. He is a CISSP and CPP, as well as a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) and Associate Business Continuity Professional (ABCP). He holds a MA in War Studies and a BA in Honours English from the Royal Military College of Canada.