Following a series of senior management positions leading key sectors of CSIS activities, Ray Boisvert was appointed to the critical position of Assistant Director, Intelligence. In this role, his teams were responsible for agenda setting in the intelligence collection, assessment and dissemination functions at CSIS. He worked intimately in specialized areas of security intelligence, from Technology,to all facets of Operations, including as the head of Counter Terrorism, as well as Data Exploitation, Risk Management, and Finance sectors, among others. Reporting directly to the Director (or Head of Service), Boisvert was the senior briefer to Ministers, Deputies, and key external sectors. When it comes to CSIS and risk assessment, Boisvert’s knowledge is vast, and varied—and he’s talking about it. Boisvert will help your organization make sense of complex operating environments, and gain a deeper understanding of intelligence and security in a global context. He delivers innovative, integrated solutions and tactical advice that is completely customizable to your group: with a focus on China, Eurasia, the Middle East, or international threats and policies in general.
Now as President and CEO of I-Sec Integrated Strategies, Boisvert is involved in building strategic partnerships, including advanced surveillance and detection systems as well as data solutions for both public and private sector clients. I-Sec Integrated Strategies (ISECIS) applies an intelligence-led approach to ensure a strategic position against risks and emerging threats to organizational integrity. It uses information, particularly advanced analytics, to predict, understand and mitigate organizational threats, and provides practical advice in managing these corporate risks, ensuring safety, security and organizational success. Boisvert is often called upon to speak on global security by news panels across the country.