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Speaker's Bureau

Michael Urban – Transportation Division Manager – Rimkus Consulting Group Canada
Wednesday 15th September, 2021


Mr. Urban holds a B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering and is a Certified Vehicle Accident Reconstructionist (ACTAR #1798) through the Accreditation Commission for Traffic Accident Reconstruction. His professional background, of over 18 years of experience, consists of automotive design, development, testing, and evaluation of mechanical and structural automotive systems and forensic evaluation of vehicular collisions and product and material failures. Mr. Urban’s forensic experience includes vehicle accident reconstruction for motorcycles, passenger vehicles, commercial vehicles, and recreational vehicles, as well as vehicle component failure analysis and insurance fraud/consistency evaluations. Mr. Urban is a member of the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) On-Road Autonomous Driving (ORAD) committee and a member of SAE’s Advanced Driver Assistance Systems Committee. Mr. Urban is also a member of the International Association of Auto Theft Investigators (IAATI).

Shady Attalla, Vice President Engineering | Kodsi Forensic Engineering
Wednesday 18th August, 2021


Shady Attalla, P.Eng., holds a Bachelor of Engineering from McMaster University and is a registered Consulting Professional Engineer in Ontario. He has been an active member of the accident reconstruction industry since 2008. Mr. Attalla has been involved in more than 1200 technical investigations and has been the lead engineer in more than 700 technical investigations involving automobiles, pedestrians, cyclists, motorcycles, and mechanical failures. His specialty areas are driver and pedestrian behaviour, damage consistency analysis, and investigations of material failures. Mr. Attalla is a published author and has qualified to provide expert evidence in the Ontario Court of Justice. Shady’s personal interests include playing and watching soccer, UFC, and gardening.

Sarah Bunder, OSINT Supervisor | Investigative Risk Management Inc.
Wednesday 14th July, 2021


Ms. Sarah is an OSINT specialist who has been involved in the investigation industry for many years. Sarah has worked within multiple roles of the investigation industry, including report writing, video editing, and scheduling before turning her attention to open source intelligence investigations (OSINT). Trained at Toddington International with a certificate in Internet for Investigators from the Ontario Police College, Sarah went on to continue her training with the York Region Police and Michael Bazzell who worked in the FBIs Cyber Crimes Task Force.

Brian Sartorelli, President and CEO | Investigative Risk Management Inc.
Wednesday 14th July, 2021


Brian has enjoyed an extensive and full career providing consultative and advisory risk management and investigative services to Fortune 500 companies nationally and internationally. He has expertise related to: insurance claims; corporate intelligence; corporate risk management; human resource strategies; WSIB claims; criminal and civil litigation; environmental investigations; undercover operations; counter measures; and other investigative services designed to protect the corporate environment.

Julia Trovato, Vertical Support Manager, CARFAX Canada
Wednesday 16th June, 2021


With CARFAX Canada for almost 10 years. Previously as the Customer Service Manager and managing the internal data investigations team; Julia has helped our industry partners understand the data as well as provide investigative services. In this current role, Julia provides training, support, and helps to facilitate data investigations for our insurance, banking, and government partners as well as auctions and OEMs.

Carl Andersen, Retired Toronto Police Detective, CARFAX Canada
Wednesday 16th June, 2021


CARFAX For Police
Strategic Acquisition Manager – Canada Carl worked for the Toronto Police department for over 38 years specializing in theft and fraud investigations both in Canada and internationally. Now with CARFAX for Police, he helps to train and educate police and other industry partners in how to use data to help in investigations.

Dr. Alan Morris, PhD, P.Eng, Biomechanical / Accident Reconstruction Manager – ROAR Engineering Inc.
Wednesday 12th May, 2021


Alan Morris, PhD, P.Eng, is the Manager of Biomechanical Engineering and Collision Reconstruction at Roar Engineering. Dr. Morris has been an expert for over 12 years in forensic investigation of vehicle collisions, as well as vehicular and non-vehicular injury biomechanical investigations. He has extensive experience in the reconstruction of collisions through computerized techniques, download and analysis of event data recorder data for both collision reconstruction and fraud investigation, download of infotainment data, and the download of heavy-vehicle engine control module data. During his tenure at Roar Engineering, Dr. Morris has helped position Roar as a leader in investigation of vehicle and heavy-vehicle collision fraud through harnessing outside expertise in digital forensics, private investigation and truck mechanics. Prior to Dr. Morris’ work in forensic engineering, he conducted biomechanics research at a number of Toronto-area hospitals.

Dylan Rochon, Manager – Vehicle and Equipment Fires – ROAR Engineering Inc.
Wednesday 12th May, 2021


Dylan Rochon is the Manager of Vehicle and Equipment Fires at Roar Engineering, based in Mississauga, Ontario. Dylan has practiced forensic engineering since 2016, and his primary responsibilities at Roar Engineering include leading and assisting various forensic investigations, such as vehicle and equipment fires, mechanical failures, accident reconstruction, and injury biomechanics. In terms of education, Dylan is a graduate of Queen’s University’s Faculty of Engineering, holding a Bachelor of Applied Science degree in Mechanical Engineering (Biomechanical).

Dr. Erin Potma, Rimkus Consulting Group Canada
Wednesday 14th April, 2021


Dr. Potma received her Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from Queen’s University. She is a registered professional engineer with academic and research experience comprising multiple aspects of biomechanical and biomedical engineering. She has training in medicine and surgery, as well as an extensive publication record and collaborative research experience in the field of orthopedics. Dr. Potma is a certified collision reconstructionist and playground equipment inspector. Dr. Potma’s primary areas of consulting expertise include biomechanical injury assessment, collision reconstruction, and mechanical and medical device failure assessments.

Bryan Gast, National Director of Investigative Services
Wednesday 31st March, 2021


Bryan Gast joined IBC after 30 years of service with law enforcement. His most recent post with the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) was Detective Inspector in the Criminal Investigation Branch. Prior to that post, he spent 19 years in the OPP Anti-Rackets Branch managing/investigating all facets of insurance fraud investigations, corporate fraud investigations, identity theft investigations, health care fraud investigations and other complex criminal investigations.

He was the Unit Commander of the OPP Anti-Rackets Economic Crimes and Corruption Unit, and Unit Commander of the OPP Anti-Rackets Branch Provincial Identity Crimes Unit. Bryan recognizes the importance of stakeholder collaboration in the fight against fraud and strives to build and maintain partnerships.

Joseph Stephenson
Tuesday 2nd June, 2020

2019 Fraud Conference

TITLE: Discovering Mobile Data 

TOPIC: How many of you spend an entire day away from your phone? Do you panic when you can’t find it? It’s likely one of the top things you make sure you have before you leave the house, right? A mobile phone is a plethora of information, containing all kinds of data on where you’ve been, what you’ve purchased, and how you communicate (which isn’t always by standard text and phone calls). This presentation will show you how to find important data on a mobile devices, from location information to search histories to receipts. We will discuss how mobile applications work, review some of the most popular ones, learn how to locate profile information, and the limitations when using forensic downloads. We will also discuss privacy issues and why just looking at someone’s apps alone could redefine the questions you ask in an interview. 

BIO: Joseph Stephenson 

Joe Stephenson, CIFI, CSMIE, is the Director of Digital Intelligence Solutions for INTERTEL, Inc. and an internationally recognized expert in the field of Social Media and Open Source Intelligence (OSINT). With over 30 years’ of investigative experience in both the private and public sectors, Joe spearheads the development of innovative products for fraud detection and analytics, particularly those that draw from Social Media, Deep Web, and IoT data. Joe is currently the 3rd VP for the Northeast Chapter of IAATI, and a former Board of Director for IASIU, and past President of the New England Chapter IASIU. He is a regular contributor to SIU Today and the AFA newsletter, where he discusses practical online techniques investigators can use in their day to day investigations. You are encouraged to connect with Joe via LinkedIn, and as always, never hesitate to reach out to him with questions you may have at jstephenson@intertelgo.com. 

Joseph Eastwood
Tuesday 2nd June, 2020

2019 Fraud Conference

TITLE: Using Psychological Science to Improve Investigative Interviewing: Rapport, Memory, and Evidence Presentation. 

TOPIC: The ability to elicit accurate and detailed information from interviewees is a crucial aspect of an investigator’s skill set. Considering the importance of interviewing, it is vital that questioning practices be supported by the latest evidence from psychological science research. This presentation will cover the latest research surrounding three core topics related to effective interviewing – Rapport-Building, Memory Recall, and Presentation of Evidence. Throughout the session both the theoretical aspects of these topics and practical ways to implement them into real-world interviewing situations will be discussed. 

BIO: Joseph Eastwood 

Dr. Joseph is an Assistant Professor in the Forensic Psychology program at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) and holds a Ph.D. in Experimental Social Psychology from Memorial University. His research centers around creating evidence-based investigative interviewing practices, with a focus on how to improve interviewee recall using memory-enhancing procedures. He has published many peer-reviewed articles in leading forensic psychology journals, presented extensively at both national and international conferences, and has received a number of grants to support his ongoing research. Joseph has also been proactive in ensuring that his interview research findings reach front-line investigators where they can have a practical, real-world impact. He has established an excellent working relationship with a number of police services in Canada and has worked to help them improve their interview training courses to ensure that they are evidence-based and follow best practices in the field – including being involved in the delivery of such programs. Joseph is a sought-after public speaker on a range of investigative interviewing topics, and regularly delivers engaging presentations to audiences that typically include a range of professionals from investigators, to lawyers and policy makers. 

Detective Constable Wade Duxbury & Kevin Dority
Tuesday 2nd June, 2020

2019 Fraud Conference

TITLE: Auto Theft and Auto Finance Fraud 

TOPIC: Financial Crime Related to emerging trends involving vehicle fraud in relation to organized crime. 

BIO: Detective Constable Wade Duxbury 

D/C Duxbury joined York Regional Police in 2009 and served in uniform and investigative services. D/C Duxbury has completed secondments with the Auto Cargo Theft Unit and is currently assigned to the Financial Crimes Unit of the Organized Crime Bureau at York Regional Police. D/C is currently investigating numerous financial crimes involving the fraudulent purchase of vehicles throughout York Region and just completed work on project “BAIJIN”, a joint forces operation with Peel Regional Police and Halton Regional Police. 

BIO: Detective Constable Kevin Dority 

Kevin Dority is currently an investigator in the Major Fraud unit, which falls under the umbrella of Organized Crime, for the York Regional Police. Throughout his policing career Kevin has worked in a variety of different capacities, including; Uniform patrol and Criminal Investigations Bureau as well as stints in the Auto/Cargo unit, Guns and Gangs unit and the Hold Up unit. 

Kevin has provided lectures to Municipal law enforcement agencies as well as private industry on Organized fraud financing groups in Ontario. 

Outside of policing, Kevin is a class A licenced automotive technician as well as class A truck and coach technician. 

Nejolla Korris
Tuesday 2nd June, 2020

2019 Fraud Conference

TITLE: Words Never Lie but People Do – Detecting deception in everyday communications

TOPIC: Learn the techniques used by FBI profilers. Gathering truthful information is an integral part of any corporate environment. How important is it for us to learn the truth from our employees, managers, and clients? This overview presents how linguistic lie detection is used in business, audit, and investigative areas to help you become more effective in all your business communications. As a session participant, you’ll learn the basics of information gathering and how to interpret the information you receive. You’ll also learn how linguistic lie detection techniques can be applied to a variety of high-profile media cases to illustrate examples of deception including: 

  • How to determine if a person is speaking truthfully or untruthfully. 
  • How often deception is used in the workplace.
  • Specific linguistic triggers that indicate deception. 
  • What types of questions produce the most effective responses? 
  • How linguistic lie detection is used for human resources, audit, and investigative areas. 

BIO: Nejolla Korris 

Ms Korris is an international expert in the field of linguistic lie detection and social media risk. An internationally sought after speaker Nejolla is constantly in the air often referring to planes as her mode of public transportation. 

She is a popular speaker and trainer in lie detection, social media risk, ethics, fraud prevention and investigation, behavioural fraud, social engineering, and organizational justice. 

She has taught throughout North America, Europe, the Middle East, Malaysia, Brazil, Singapore, Botswana, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, and South Africa. Her clients include corporations, government agencies, law enforcement, and the military. 

She is skilled in Scientific Content Analysis (SCAN), a technique that can determine whether a subject is truthful or deceptive. Korris has analyzed documents for fraud, international security, arson, sexual assault, homicide and missing persons’ cases, causing some of her clients to dub her the “Human Lie Detector.” 

Ms. Korris is a frequent presenter for The Institute of Internal Auditors, ISACA, the American Society for Industrial Security, the American Bar Associationl, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, various fraud prevention groups. In May 2012, Ms. Korris gave the keynote presentation at the 45th anniversary of the Department of Law at Carleton University, her alma mater. Her greatest thrill so far was presenting a members only webinar for the Institute of Internal Auditors where a reord breaking 6,300 people registered for the event. 

Nejolla has a BA in Law from Carleton University. She served as the Chair of the Edmonton Consular Corps and the Honorary Consul to the Republic of Lithuania. Ms. Korris was awarded the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal in 2012 for her international work in linguisic lie detection. 

John P. Desjardins
Tuesday 2nd June, 2020

2019 Fraud Conference

TITLE: Anatomy of Jewellery Insurance fraud

TOPIC: Learn about how instinct, diligence, experience and insight can guide private detection of hard to acquire facts sufficient to thwart a fraudulent insurance claim. Hear about real-life cases in jewellery, antiquities and cash-in-transit claims where good private detection has made the difference between an insurer paying out on a questionable claim, and that insurer successfully denying coverage or voiding the policy upon learning and proving the factual elements of the insured’s fraud obtained through private detection.

BIO: John P. Desjardins

John received his Bachelor of Arts in 1982 from the University of Toronto and Bachelor of Arts with Honours in 1983 from the University of Windsor. He received his Bachelor of Laws in 1986 from Queen’s University–Faculty of Law.

John was called to the Bar in 1988, becoming a partner in 1997. John has been a member of the Bar of Ohio since 1991. He specializes in the investigation, claims handling and subsequent litigation of fraudulent insurance claims. John has tried some 44 Superior Court cases and 240 Small Claims Court cases. In addition to trials, John has conducted approximately 3000 examinations under oath in relation to suspect insurance claims. He has also assisted in formation of the Special Investigations Units and the preparation of claims documents for various insurers. John has lectured in various areas of insurance law, including property claims, as well as the handling of special investigations.

Gavin Phillips, Regional Manager – Xpera
Saturday 6th October, 2018


Gavin Philips is a regional manager at Xpera with oversight over research and field investigations throughout the Xpera Southwest Ontario division. During his 14 years with Xpera, Gavin has managed large-scale fraud, theft, subject location, and asset identification investigations for national, international, and multinational clients. He has developed investigative techniques and methodologies for open source intelligence gathering and analysis.

Sam Kodsi, P.Eng., Kodsi Engineering Inc.
Saturday 6th October, 2018


Sam Kodsi, P.Eng., graduated with a Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical) from McMaster University and is a registered Consulting Professional Engineer in Ontario. He is also a Certified CDR Analyst and CXLT Certified XL Tribometrist. Mr. Kodsi has been active in automotive engineering safety since 1995 and has specialized in Forensic Engineering since 1997. He has been involved in more than 5,000 technical investigations and has been the lead engineer in vehicle collision reconstructions, personal injury incidents and automotive fire investigations. Mr. Kodsi has been involved in peer-reviewed research and testing and has qualified to provide expert evidence in the Ontario Court of Justice, Superior Court of Justice and in Arbitrations

Gordon Rasbach, Vice President of Fraud Management for Aviva Canada
Saturday 6th October, 2018


The Vice President of Fraud Management for Aviva Canada. Based in Toronto, he designed and implemented an integrated fraud management model and currently leads a team of 50 investigators who manage claim fraud, policy fraud, supplier fraud, broker fraud and corporate fraud across Canada. He is also currently responsible for the Property Claims business across Canada with 240 adjusters in all provinces. In December 2014, Gordon was appointed the Global Fraud Management Leader for Aviva’s property and casualty insurance businesses in France, U.K., Ireland, Italy, and Poland, a role he held until August 2016. In this role, his team designed a new global fraud management strategy and model, including a fraud data and technology strategy. He is often a fraud management and fraud technology strategy speaker at insurance fraud and analytics conferences in Europe and North America. Under Gordon’s leadership, Aviva Canada became the first Canadian insurer to conduct undercover sting operations against service suppliers to the insurance industry. From 2001 to 2012, Gordon held other executive business leadership roles across all Canadian claims business lines, including automobile injury and damage, commercial underwriting and led the transformation of Aviva Canada’s Personal Lines Underwriting business. In 2016 and 2017, Gordon headed Aviva Trial Lawyers, Aviva Canada’s internal law firm. Prior to joining the insurance industry, Gordon was a police officer in Toronto for 18 years. For 12 years, he was a criminal detective specialized in interviewing and investigative strategy, subjects which he taught part-time at key police colleges in Canada.

Detective Constable Warren Blumer – Toronto Police Service
Saturday 6th October, 2018


Detective Constable Warren Bulmer has been a member of the Toronto Police Service since 1990. Detective Constable Bulmer’s policing career has been predominantly spent within the field of criminal investigation including a total of 15 years assigned to Financial Crimes, Major Crime, Fugitive Squad and the Child Exploitation Section of the Sex Crimes Unit. Detective Constable Bulmer is an International instructor in the area of computer facilitated crime having lectured over 5000 Judges, Prosecutors and Police from 39 different countries to date. Detective Constable Bulmer has taught at the United Nations in Bangkok, Thailand, the Canadian Police College, the Ontario Police College and the Toronto Police College. He has also testified in court as an expert in various capacities relating to digital evidence including most recently as an expert in Facebook. For over the past 8 years, Detective Constable Bulmer has specialized in the area in Social Networks and is called upon by Police all over Canada to teach how law enforcement can balance the right to investigate with the protections afforded to citizens under the Charter. Warren is a published writer of many articles and a contributing author to a book entitled “EVIDENCE AND INVESTIGATION: FROM THE CRIME SCENE TO THE COURTROOM.”

Hartley Ellis, RSE
Saturday 6th October, 2018


Hartley Ellis began his career at the Ontario College of Trades as a Compliance and Enforcement Officer in 2013. Mr. Ellis studied at Centennial College in Toronto, and obtained his Certificate of Qualification as an Auto Body and Collision Damage Repairer in 2004. He has served as an instructor in Centennial’s Auto Body Repair Technician program since 2008. Mr. Ellis is a long-time supporter of Skills Canada and its annual skills competitions, having qualified to compete at the competition from 2002 to 2004, and having served as Co-Chair of the Auto Body Competition since 2011.

Terry Weller, Head of Investigations – Financial Services Commission of Ontario
Friday 6th May, 2016


Head of Investigations – Financial Services Commission of Ontario
Terry previously had 18 years of experience as a front line police officer and investigator with the Toronto Police Service. He transitioned into the Ontario Government with FSCO where for 18 years was involved in the investigation of licensed and unlicensed individuals and corporations in the regulated sectors of the Mortgage, Life Insurance, Auto Insurance, Loan & Trust, Credit s and Caisse Populaires and Co-Operative Corporation industries. Terry has for the past years been in charge of the Investigations Unit of FSCO and directs the day to day operation of the staff and investigators.

Kelly Bramwell, Professor at Mohawk College
Friday 6th May, 2016


Kelly is presently a Professor, Police Foundation at Mohawk College. Previously she was a professor, Police Foundation at Sheridan College. Kelly was a Police Officer of 12 years with the Hamilton Police Service in the areas of Domestic Violence Investigator, Training Officer, Patrol, Detective Constable in the Drug Office, Undercover Officer, Retroactive DNA Warrant Writer and more. She has a BA McMaster University, BRLS hons. Brock University and MSc. Criminal Justice Administration. Her Master’s Thesis: Bullying, Psychological and Sexual Harassment in Policing.

Brandon Love
Friday 6th May, 2016


Brandon Love is a magician, speaker, and coach. He helps people un-stick their minds to become more creative and achieve the impossible. Combining his unique blend of awe-inspiring entertainment with experience-derived insights, Brandon creates an audience experience you won’t soon forget. He is a certified teacher, hypnotist, and author, having recently published his first book, a guide to becoming fearlessly creative. He also really loves potato chips. Learn more at www.brandonlovemagic.com

Kerry G. Watkins, B.A. (Hons.), M.A., LL.M
Friday 6th May, 2016


Kerry G. Watkins has worked for the Toronto Police Service for the past 28 years. He has spent the majority of his career in specialized units where he has investigated a wide range of matters including police corruption, corporate fraud and homicide. He has served as a witness in numerous criminal trials, and has received awards for investigative excellence. Kerry currently works at the Toronto Police College where he specializes in investigative training; in particular, investigative interviewing, an area in which he has extensive experience and is a recognized subject matter expert. He is principal author of the widely used texts Interviewing and Investigation (2nd Ed.) (2011); and Evidence and Investigation: From the Crime Scene to the Courtroom (2013) published by Emond. Kerry has also written about interviewing issues in law enforcement magazines, and in legal and academic journals and books.

Kerry holds a Bachelors degree in psychology and criminology, and a Masters degree in criminology both from the University of Toronto; and a Master of Laws degree (Criminal law & procedure) from Osgoode Hall Law School. He frequently serves as a panelist in continuing education events for investigative and legal professionals, including: defence counsel, crown attorneys, judges, police of?cers, and government and private sector investigators. Kerry believes in the need to integrate the results of scienti?c research into investigative practice; and is a strong proponent of continuing education for investigative professionals. Kerry brings a unique combination of practical experience, and academic rigour to the teaching of investigative interviewing which ensures that students receive both theoretical and practical value from their training.

Joseph E. Stephenson
Friday 6th May, 2016


Joe Stephenson is the Director of SIU for an international insurance provider specializing in classic vehicle theft & claim investigations. He has been in the insurance industry for 10 years, handling a variety of personal and commercial line claims from workers compensation to entertainment based claims. He is a licensed private investigator in California, a certified insurance fraud investigator (CIFI), the President of the New England Chapter of IASIU, and a board member of Northeast IAATI.

Prior to starting his insurance career, Joe retired as a police officer in the State of Maine and had operated his own accident reconstruction consulting business for several years. Joe lectures to various groups regarding the abundance of free information available online and the benefits of turning first to the Internet as a main source of research. If you would like to reach Joe, you are invited to connect with him via LinkedIn.

Mazen J. Habash
Monday 16th November, 2015


Mazen is president of Origin and Cause and specializes in fire investigation, electrical and electronic failures, produce liability and alarm system analysis. With over 28 years of experience in the industry, he has performed over 3,000 fire, product liability and alarm system investigations. Mazen is a licensed professional engineer and designated consulting engineer, and is qualified as an expert witness in civil and criminal courts in three provinces. He is also certified at two levels by the Canadian Alarm and Security Association as an alarm technician.

Robert Garland, Director at ESM Global
Monday 16th November, 2015


Mr. Garland began his career as an account executive in the data and security division of AT&T Canada, where he consulted on communication infrastructure with executives at Fortune 500 companies. In 2001, he transitioned into the insurance industry, managing the marketing and sales departments of two insurance investigation firms. In 2004, Mr. Garland started and operated A.S.A.P. Secured Inc. and was instrumental in the over-all company growth. Mr. Garland has extensive experience in the security and investigation field, conducting and attending many seminars on scene security, fire investigation, property loss, loss prevention, risk mitigation and the legal issues that pertain to continuity of evidence. Mr. Garland is currently a Director at ESM Global where he continues to be a valuable asset in their security division and a valuable resource in the industry. Mr. Garland holds a valid security and PI licence.

Sam Kodsi, P.Eng. B.A.Sc.
Monday 16th November, 2015


Mr. Kodsi graduated with a Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical) from McMaster University and is a registered Consulting Professional Engineer in Ontario. Mr. Kodsi has been active in automotive engineering safety since 1995 and has specialized in Accident Reconstruction since 1997. Mr. Kodsi has been involved in more than 4,000 technical investigations and has been the principal engineer in more than 3,000 reconstructions involving motor vehicle collisions and other personal injury incidents. Mr. Kodsi has been involved in peer reviewed research and testing and has been qualified to provide expert evidence in the Ontario Court of Justice, Superior Court of Justice and Arbitrations more than 55 times.

Michael Jenkins, B.E.Sc., P.Eng
Monday 16th November, 2015


Michael is the President and founder of Impact Forensics Inc. and brings over 15 years of automotive safety engineering, crash testing, and development experience, including over 9 years of forensic engineering experience. Michael is a licensed Professional Engineer, a member of the Canadian Association of Technical Accident Investigators and Reconstructionists (CATAIR), and the Canadian Association of Special Investigation Units (CASIU). He has been qualified to give expert evidence in the field of Accident Reconstruction in the Superior Court of Justice and the Ontario Court of Justice for both Civil and Criminal matters and before the Financial Services Commission of Ontario (FSCO). He has also been qualified to give expert evidence in the fields of Black Box Technology and Automotive Mechanical Fitness in the Ontario Court of Justice.

Raffi Engeian, B.A.Sc., M.B.A., P.Eng.
Monday 16th November, 2015


Raffi graduated from the University of Windsor with a Bachelor of Applied Science and a Master of Business Administration. He began his career spending several years designing and developing seat lumbar supports for a variety of automobile manufacturers. Since 2007, Raffi has focused on motor vehicle collision reconstruction and fraud investigations. He received his Professional Engineer designation in 2009. He has been a forensic engineer in the Collision Reconstruction Group at Giffin Koerth since June of 2013. Raffi has investigated hundreds of collisions involving automobiles, cyclists, pedestrians, off-road and commercial vehicles, and motorcycles. He has also investigated vehicle damage with respect to alleged collision circumstances. Raffi is qualified as an expert witness in Accident Reconstruction in the Financial Services Commission of Ontario Arbitrations and in the Ontario Court of Justice.