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


Widely regarded as a leading authority on white-collar crime and recognized as a specialist in proactive anti-bribery and anti-corruption ethics and compliance, Mr. Tassé is at the forefront of anti-corruption issues. He has been quoted in numerous prestigious newspapers and magazine articles and has led conference, consulting, and training sessions for many publicly-traded companies and organizations, including the International Monetary Fund, the United Nations Global Compact Network Canada, the Conference Board of Canada, the Bank of Canada, the Business Development Bank of Canada, Export Development Canada, Public Services and Procurement Canada, the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, the Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario, the Financial Management Institute of Canada, the Canadian Association of University Business Officers, the Canadian Integrity Certification Bureau, the Secrétariat du Conseil du Trésor du Québec, and the Bureau de Normalisation du Québec.   

Attendees at those sessions include chief integrity officers, chief ethics officers, chief compliance officers, chief risk officers, and chief legal officers of publicly-traded companies; ministers, deputy ministers, assistant deputy ministers, and directors of ministries and Crown corporations; and senior members of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, Ontario Provincial Police, Québec Provincial Police, Unité Permanente Anti-Corruption, Canadian Armed Forces Military Police, Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre of Canada, Canada Revenue Agency, Canada Security Intelligence Service, and INTERPOL.  

A strategic analyst conversant in global and emerging financial crime and anti-corruption issues, Mr. Tassé’s current research focuses on the actual and potential effects of allegations of corruption and improper financial reporting on publicly-traded companies’ market capitalization. 

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.