Pierre-Luc Pomerleau is a Partner at VIDOCQ. His role consists of assisting VIDOCQ’S clients managing their risks and protecting their assets while growing their business. He does so by bringing years of experience and deep expertise in cybercrime, investigation, fraud prevention, anti-money laundering, physical security, business administration, technology, and risk management. Before joining VIDOCQ, Pierre-Luc was Vice President at the National Bank of Canada, managing the Financial Crime and Corporate Security division, including data analytics and innovation.
Pierre-Luc holds a Ph.D. in Business Administration with a specialization in Homeland Security from Northcentral University (USA), an MBA from the University of Sherbrooke (Canada), and a bachelor’s degree in criminology from the University of Montreal (Canada). He holds various security and financial crime professional certifications such as the CPP, PSP, PCI, CFE, CAMS, CCCI & CFCI certifications. In addition to his role with VIDOCQ, he is currently an adjunct in cybersecurity at Polytechnique Montreal. From 2020 to 2021, he was a postdoctoral researcher and a research associate in cybercrime at Georgia State University (USA). In 2020, he published his book Countering Cyber Threats to Financial Institutions; A Private and Public Partnership Approach to Critical Infrastructure with Palgrave Macmillan. From 2015 to 2018, Pierre-Luc was the President of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiner Montreal Chapter. In October 2016, he was awarded an honorary diploma by the University of Montreal School of Criminology for his exemplary contribution to the advancement of society.