GLENN PHYPER

Glenn Phyper served as a Staff Sergeant with the Toronto Police Service for 31 years, where he distinguished himself as a leader and innovator.  Glenn led/managed countless innovative projects, encompassing all aspects of policing; operations, investigative, administrative and financial; including, Toronto Police Service’s first “Counter Terrorism” procedure, project managed the development of the security plan for 1400 police and 2000 security personnel at the SARS/Rolling Stones concert (500,000 ticket holders), served as the lead planner for the largest urban missing person search in North America (Kayla Klaudusz), and was a member of the  four-person Toronto Police implementation team, responsible for implementing the largest Police management review in Canadian history. 

Upon retirement in 2007, Glenn has assisted clients in creating world-class, standards-based organizational resilience by integrating governance, risk, emergency management and business continuity principles into unified, practical solutions.  These include: 

  • Invictus Games Toronto 2017 - Senior Security Advisor (honoured to be invited to serve as the security advisor to the Invictus Games Toronto 2017 - 14 months)
  • Toronto 2015 Pan/ParaPan Am Games - Director, Security Integration (2 ½ yrs.)
    • Recruitment and leadership of an exceptional, specialized team.
    • Coordinating and integrating the planning initiatives of the nine police services of jurisdiction with TO2015 functional areas.
    • Procuring (including sponsorship), operationalizing and reconciling all security equipment (magnetometers, wands, CCTV, X-ray, locks, etc.) Games-wide.
    • Procuring (including sponsorship) and providing operational and administrative oversight of private security guard contracts for asset protection, access control, field of play, alcohol, FEI equestrian coverage, armory and broadcast security - Games-wide.
  • G20 Summit Toronto 2010 - Lead Security Consultant, University of Toronto
  • 2010 Vancouver Olympics - Manager, Bell Canada Security Command Centre/Operations
  • Project Manager for threat/risk/vulnerability assessments and physical security plans for CN Tower, Ripley's Aquarium of Canada, Forensic Services & Coroner’s Complex, Joseph Brant Hospital, Palace Pier, etc. 
  • Substantial management/leadership roles during numerous significant crisis events, including explosions, demonstrations, blackouts, derailments, major strikes, and pandemics