Team

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Camil Dubuc

CEO / Founder

Originally from Montreal, Camil Dubuc is a natural leader and entrepreneur. Since co-founding Genesis Security 20 years ago, Camil has guided his team with a well-defined vision of the company’s future. He has built a strong culture by clearly articulating goals, values, and behaviours, ensuring they are consistently applied from the top to bottom and across all departments. As President / CEO, he oversees the operations of the company, including financial and human resource decisions, to ensure Genesis delivers on its promise to clients.

Camil’s empathetic, open, and optimistic approach motivates his team and instills confidence in clients. With his extensive experience and by pursuing calculated risks, he has successfully grown Genesis from scratch into one of the top five security firms in British Columbia. He acknowledges this could not have occurred without the support and dedication of a tremendous team working together, and he takes pride in his role as mentor. In addition to Genesis Security, Camil owns Label Productions Ltd. and Genesis Tactical Gear Inc.

Community is of great importance to Camil, and he remains an active member of The Greater Vancouver Board of Trade. He also volunteers for Conseille Jeunesse Francophone de Vancouver, teaching jujutsu and archery, and is a Treasurer and on the Board of Directors for the Security Committee of the Jules Verne High School in Vancouver. In his personal time, Camil enjoys an active, healthy lifestyle, travel, photography, and film.

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DAN HALBER

Vice President

Dan’s career in elite security began when he joined the United States Marine Corps at 17 years of age. He quickly transitioned into one of the Marine’s Special Operations Recon Units, where he deployed several times over the course of his five-year contract. Shortly after his retirement from the service he transitioned to private security in Canada, and there has led and developed a variety of security teams over the course of his career.

Dan has gained experience as a department head for the Security Department of high-profile casinos and as the Senior Account Manager for a major contract security company in the lower mainland. His relentless dedication to personal growth, both in his military and private career, has led to thorough training in deep reconnaissance and surveillance skills, small group leadership expertise, high level strategic planning, and the creation of detailed processes and procedures for operations teams.

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ALVIN FABIEN

Payroll and Accounting Manager

As Payroll and Accounting Manager, Alvin Fabien implements an elevated level of precision, analytical thinking, and integrity. Dedicated to Genesis Security since 2010, he has demonstrated himself as a leader, working well under pressure and within a team setting, and contributing to Genesis’s development to become a frontrunner in the industry.

He first honed his strong mathematical skills through an Accounting Diploma and as a Payroll Compliance Practitioner.

Alvin also enjoys photography, hiking, and traveling.

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ROBERT BEARDMORE

Director, Accounts

Robert Beardmore’s dedication to Genesis Security as an Account Project Manager is illustrated by his strong work ethic, attention to detail, client-centric focus, and leadership abilities.

Manifesting the company’s core value system and adopting a professional and positive attitude, Robert works with clients to provide the best possible experience, while pursuing the company’s objectives.

Prior to joining Genesis in 2014, he worked for a Vancouver Island-based security firm and studied Criminology at Vancouver Island University.

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CHRIS WONG

Human Resources Manager

Chris Wong directly influences the procurement, growth, and preservation of Genesis Security’s team. With over 20 years in the field of HR, both nationally and internationally, Chris provides expertise in recruitment, employee relations, performance management, health and safety, manpower planning, and HR consulting and administration.

She exemplifies the importance of building a solid team environment, communicating effectively, and developing productive relationships. Her unwavering empathy and dedication continue to directly benefit Genesis and our staff.

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ALISHA ARORA

Office Manager

Alisha Arora began her career at Genesis Security as a Security Guard, and soon had the opportunity to exercise her skills as an Operations Coordinator.

Proving herself as an integral and enthusiastic team member, and applying skills she learned from her Bachelor Degree in Commerce and Diploma in Accounting, Alisha rose from HR Assistant and Office Administrator to her current role as Office Manager.

She is adept at working in robustly changing environments, with a strong ability to multi-task, maintain accuracy, and pay attention to details.

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LES LEE

Manager, Special Events

Les began his security career as a guard in Toronto 30 years ago. He relocated to Vancouver and joined the YVR security team days before 9/11. With a background in high-level management and executive roles at top 5-star luxury hotels in downtown Vancouver, Les expanded his security expertise in hospitality. Excelling in teaching and training, he played a pivotal role in developing the next generation of security professionals and demonstrated proficiency in team building and development.

Les has extensive knowledge creating and implementing security SOPs, aiding businesses in enhancing their security protocols and processes. His expertise includes control tactics training, emergency risk management, conflict resolution, counter-terrorism, health and safety, first aid, close protection security and large event security management. Before joining Genesis, Les headed the security teams in sporting events, concerts, entertainment, and conferences at a high-profile Vancouver event venue.

Les is passionate about hockey, a die-hard Canucks fan, loves wrestling, travelling, family and is a professional birdwatcher.

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GAGANJOT KAUR

Operations Manager

Gaganjot Kaur started working with Genesis Security almost five years ago and worked as a field guard until getting promoted to Operations Coordinator.

Gaganjot has demonstrated good motivational and negotiation skills, exceptional organization, and awareness of customer’s needs; she also has a Diploma in Business Management. By applying these skills, she’s moved from an Operation Coordinator to Assistant Operations Manager.

Gaganjot’s ability to work with others, adapt to new situations and set work standards has made her a valuable asset to our team.

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ILYA OBRAZTSOV

Account Manager

Ilya Obraztsovbegan his security career with Genesis in 2011. He worked as security guard for 5 years at innumerable sites, worked as an OFA2 guard in 2016. 

From 2017, he was our Mobile Supervisor and have trained and mentored countless guards.  He has worked premium sites, including mobile, parkade security, Security Response Team, Granville Island and parking enforcement.

He was promoted to Assistant Account Manager for a premium contract in April 2019, with key focus in coaching and mentoring the premium guards, setting up schedules, conducting quality audits and checks, dealing with any client / guard concerns.

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KHUSHPREET KAUR

Account Manager, Special Events

Khushpreet joined Genesis as a casual/on-call guard in mid-2018 and worked predominantly on events as she was a full-time science student with KPU.

Her energy, professionalism, and great aptitude were noticed and acknowledged, and she became an Operations Coordinator from October 2018 onwards. She continued to work a lot of event shifts first as a guard and then as a Event Supervisor.

She has professionally mentored and led her event teams, as well as dealt with all types of incidents and situations imaginable. She remains calm and proficient even under stress and always utilizes her initiative and good judgment.

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RAY SAMUELS

Sales Manager

Ray is a versatile and accomplished individual with a robust background spanning three decades in the garment industry where his entrepreneurial spirit flourished as he established a successful clothing company in South Africa, showcasing his business acumen and dedication. He moved to Canada in 1998.  

Ray has been in the sales of custom clothing and promotional products industry for over 30 years, with a vast knowledge of the sales process, from creation and delivery of products to excellent customer and after-sales service.

Beyond his professional achievements, Ray is a bodybuilding champion and Ironman Canada 2011 participant, embodying discipline and resilience. His zest for life extends to outdoor adventures, particularly as a gravel bike enthusiast, and loves watching comedy. Family is paramount and he cherishes time with his three kids and beloved dog. Ray looks forward to contributing his unique blend of expertise, resilience, and vibrant enthusiasm to Genesis.

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AAMIR SHAHZAD (Dubai, UAE)

Operations Manager

Aamir started his career a police officer with the Pakistan Police department. Throughout his tenure, he served with distinction across various departments, including the National Highways Patrol, Antiriot, protocol officer to the president, prime ministers, and foreign delegations, Investigation department, and Traffic Police Warden.

His dedication to duty was exemplified by his active participation in numerous operations, and he displayed exceptional bravery when he survived a terrorist attack during a procession in Rawalpindi, Pakistan.

Following his early retirement from the police service, Aamir transitioned to the private security industry in the UAE. He led and developed security teams, working with both government and private sectors, as Director, Manager, and head of departments while honing his leadership skills.

Aamir brings with him a wealth of experience and a remarkable track record that will be an invaluable asset to our organization.