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Board of Directors

WILLIAM OSTRANDER, LLB, MA
Chairman/Owner

billostrander@irgcanada.com

For 23 years, William Ostrander was a corporate law partner for one of Canada’s largest law firms. Mr. Ostrander received his LLB and his master's degree in political science from the University of Toronto. He is currently a director and investor in a number of corporations in Canada.

RICHARD ARMSTRONG, P.Eng., B.A.Sc
Vice Chairman/Owner

Richard Armstrong is a Mechanical Engineer. Until recently, he was the Senior Partner/Senior Vice-President at the multi-discipline engineering firm Marshall Macklin Monaghan.  Mr. Armstrong now provides senior level advice on engineering and related matter, and he is an investor in a wide range of businesses.

R.W. (Rob) Goodfellow
Vice Chairman
robg@irgcanada.com

Mr. Robert Goodfellow is a retired Superintendent of the OPP with thirty years' experience at the provincial, national and international levels.  Mr. Goodfellow has served in various locations throughout Ontario. His experience includes: general duties; major crimes; covert under-cover operations; behavioural sciences; forensic polygraph; fraud; and General Headquarter Executive Management.

Mr. Goodfellow’s  career postings include: Behavioural Sciences Section; Threat Assessment Unit; Provincial ViCLAS Centre; Director, Operational Policy & Strategic Planning; Director,  Contract Policing;  Director, Crime Prevention Section; Director,  Fraud Programs Branch, Ministry of Health & Long Term Care; Liaison Officer to the Ministry of Community Safety & Correctional Services (Deputy Ministers Office); Executive Officer to the Commissioner of the OPP;  Executive exchange to SAPOL (South Australia Police); Director, Provincial Communications Operations; and Director, Behavioural, Forensic & Electronic Services (which included all aspects of forensic identification, e-crime/child exploitation, DNA, criminal profiling, polygraph, threat assessment, Ontario Sex Offender Registry, missing persons and unidentified bodies).

Mr. Goodfellow is a graduate of the FBI National Academy, Quantico, Virginia and has received  training from the DEA.  He has been recognized as an expert witness in many levels of court related to drug identification and enforcement.  He is internationally recognized as an expert in body language, statement analysis, interviewing and interrogation. Mr. Goodfellow has studied in depth many of the criminal behavioural sciences including psychopathy, sexual deviancy and stalking. Mr. Goodfellow has lectured at the Canadian Police College, Ontario Police College and the Ontario Provincial Police Academy. 

Mr. Goodfellow is a founding Director of CAVCA (Canadian Association of Violent Crime Analysts).  He was Chairman of the Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police (OACP) Crime Prevention Committee and a member of the OACP Victims Assistance Committee.

Mr. Goodfellow has received many commendations and awards including the International Award of Honour from the International Narcotic Enforcement Officers Association (INEOA), in San Antonio Texas.  It marked only the second time that award had been bestowed on a Canadian police officer.

GEOFF HORTON
Director

Geoff Horton is a Managing Director of Venturelink LP.  Mr. Horton has been involved in managing the VentureLink Group of Funds since joining the predecessor manager in 2001. Prior to that, Mr. Horton was active in early and later stage venture capital investing.  He is on the board of a number of corporations.