Jeffrey Hannah, CPP, PSP
Senior Associate, Physical Security
Jeff Hannak Jeff Hannah is a physical security, risk management and technical professional with more than twelve years of experience in the security industry. Jeff holds a two year diploma from Sir Sandford Fleming College in Law and Security. Jeff is also one of a very few individuals in Canada to be both a board certified Physical Security Professional (PSP) and Certified Protection Professional (CPP). Jeff's professional development has included numerous courses ranging from Emergency Management to Forensic interviewing techniques. Jeff also holds a number of manufacturer's technical certifications for CCTV, Access Control, and Intrusion systems.

Jeff has spent his career working primarily in commercial property management and served as Manager of Security for Square One Shopping Center. At 1.7 million square feet, Square One is one of Canada´s five largest shopping centers and welcomes approximately 25 million customers per year. As Manager of Security, Jeff had overall responsibility for the property´s physical security, man-power, and emergency preparedness strategies. Jeff personally oversaw security strategy for large public events, including Boxing Day, during which the property experienced more than 100,000 customer visits in a single day.

Jeff also served as Director of Safety and Security for Conestoga College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning. In this capacity Jeff was responsible for all facets of physical security, risk-management, and security technology for multiple campus locations welcoming up to 40,000 students daily.

As a Security Manager in the Property Management industry, Jeff has worked on national committees for both the Cadillac Fairview Corporation and Oxford Properties Group to develop and implement national risk assessment frameworks, emergency management/ business continuity strategy, as well as standards influencing the purchase and installation of physical security systems.

As a Security and Risk Management Consultant, Jeff has worked in the retail, commercial property, health care, industrial, critical infrastructure, banking and residential sectors. He has completed projects including threat/risk/vulnerability assessments, security surveys as well as physical system design, evaluation, and implementation.