Our Team

Daniel Dunlop. Founder/OSINT Practice Leader

Ottawa Police Services, Detective Sergeant (Retired), 32 years’ service.

Daniel Dunlop is Inquisitive Intel’s Senior Open Source Intelligence (OSINT) investigator. Daniel was instrumental in creating the first Hate Crime Unit in Canada, and has worked extensively with the Government of Canada on issues of hate crimes, extremism, and organised crime. 

Daniel has worked extensively in surveillance operations and held a Level 3 counter-surveillance and terrorism certification from the U.S. Department of State. He led a team of investigators in a direct surveillance operation dealing with organised crime figureheads in Ontario and Quebec. 

During his career as an investigator, he has overseen an array of investigations involving fraud, sudden deaths, attempted murders, and robberies. He has lectured internationally and also provides OSINT training workshops to clients.

Marc Y. Tassé. Forensic Accountant/Asset Tracing & Recovery


Marc Tassé is an investigative and forensic accountant with practical experience in the fields of fraud prevention and detection, as well as economic damage quantification. He has conducted investigations, performs root-cause analysis, and will design or enhance internal controls and policies to mitigate future potential issues. Marc’s expertise lies in investigating fraud or unethical acts and assisting with crisis management.

He expertly assists organizations at risk of fraud, bribery, corruption and money-laundering, and excels at quantifying economic damages and analyzing financial disputes. 

Marc is an internationally renowned subject-matter expert in the fields of anti-bribery, anti-corruption, anti-money laundering and combating the financing of terrorism. Marc’s experience as a member of various advisory boards, risk management, audit and governance committees affords him the ability to accurately advise clients on a large range of operational risks. 

Eric Martinat. Fraud Investigations

Ottawa Police Services, Sergeant (Retired), 17 years’ service


Eric Martinat CD is an experienced investigator with a background investigating fraud and proceeds of crime related offences. Now retired from the Ottawa Police Service,  he spent 12 years of his career conducting investigations with both the Ottawa Police Criminal Investigative Services and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police “A” Division Integrated Proceeds of Crime Section. 

Eric taught police officers in Haiti, as part of the United Nations, and received the Canadian Police Association Award of Excellence for Bravery. He led several high profile fraud investigations in the Ottawa area recovering money and assets for victims of crime. 

As a licensed Private Investigator in the Province of Ontario, Eric has been conducting private investigations in the National Capital Region since June 2017 and is pleased to join the Inquisitive Intelligence team. In his spare time, Eric is a professional pilot.

James Philips. Certified Forensic Investigator/MI613 INC.


James has over 20 years' experience conducting investigations on behalf of private corporations and government agencies.

James specializes in conducting network threat evaluations, cyber breach investigations and works extensively on digital forensic projects. James has assisted in the execution of numerous Anton Piller Orders and has provided expert testimony in criminal court cases.

James is the program leader for the Cyber Security Management Certificate at the University of Toronto and has managed teams conducting cyber investigations at KPMG and PwC Canada.

Alex Leslie. Associate


Alex is a graduate in Economics of the Royal Military College of Canada and a former Artillery Officer. He has completed an MBA at the Telfer School of Management at the University of Ottawa, specializing in Finance and Performance Management. 

Since 2013, he has worked in Finance, first at National Bank and then as an Investment Banking Associate in Toronto. He enjoys solving complex business problems and has a high degree of analytical and business-building skill.