Pierre-Luc Pomerleau

P.h.D in Business Administration with specialization in Homeland Security

About me

Pierre-Luc Pomerleau currently leads National Bank of Canada’s Financial Crime and Corporate Security division which includes Anti-Money Laundering and terrorist financing, Corporate Security Investigations, Executive Protection, Physical Security as well as the Financing Fraud Investigation and Data Analytics teams. In line with National Bank of Canada’s priorities, Pierre-Luc is responsible for the enterprise-wide protection of individuals and property. He is currently a postdoctoral researcher in the Evidence-Based Cybersecurity Group in the Criminal Justice and Criminology Department at Georgia State University, and an adjunct at Polytechnique Montreal Technological University. Pierre-Luc holds a Ph.D. 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 also holds various security and financial crime professional certifications such as the CPP, PSP, PCI, CFE, CAMS, CCCI & CFCI certifications.  He has more than 15 of years experience leading teams within the Canadian Fraud & Risk Management landscape with a concentrated focus in Corporate Security, Internal Investigations, Anti-Money Laundering, Payment Card Fraud as well as Fraud Strategy & Operations. In October 2016, Pierre-Luc was awarded an honorary diploma by the University of Montreal School of Criminology for his exemplary contribution to the advancement of society. From 2015 to 2018, Pierre-Luc was the President of the Montreal Association of Certified Fraud Examiner Chapter.