Francis Graf

Executive Search Consultant

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Francis Graf BSc MA CFE RPR - The Executive Network Inc. 

Executive Search Consultant for corporate leadership positions that help to safeguard and secure your most critical corporate assets: your people, products, services, fabric and proprietary information.

 Francis is a Registered Professional Recruiter, with an M.A. in Educational Psychology, (University of Victoria), and a Certified Fraud Examiner and Licensed Private Investigator. He was founder, president and CEO of FDR Forensic Data Recovery Inc. a digital forensics and electronic discovery company providing consulting services nationally and internationally.  

 Francis has held a Secret II security clearance issued by the Canadian and International Industry Security Directorate (CIISD). He has served as a sworn police officer and special constable. He is a proud supporter of ‘Cops for Cancer’ and as a fundraiser he successfully cycled solo from Victoria, BC to St. John’s Newfoundland / Labrador.


  Francis can and will help you source, recruit and retain highly experienced and credentialed executives and / or senior leaders and managers to:  

  • Have an enterprise-wide view and management of operational risk.
  • Take responsibility for sound operational policies and activities that help to enhance the value of your organization and reputation
  • Safeguard tangible and intangible assets, intellectual property, computer systems, and the physical safety and security of employees and clients.
  • Establish and maintain the enterprise's vision, strategy, and programs to ensure your information assets and technologies are protected and secure
  • Safeguard and maintain the ethical reputation of your organization
  • Assist directors and executives to develop better policies and procedures Focus on the creation and maintenance of your key corporate values
  • Perform honestly with integrity and with good faith in the best interests of your corporation 

Francis also earned the following professional certifications and memberships:

  • EnCase-certified Examiner (EnCE) 
  • EnCase-certified Instructor 
  • Certified Forensic Computer Examiner - IACIS (International Association of Computer Investigative Specialists) 
  • Certified Electronic Evidence Collection Specialist – IACIS 
  • IACIS Certified CFCE Coach 
  • A+ Core Hardware and Operating Systems 
  • Founding member of the BC Chapter of the High-Tech Crime Investigators Association 
  • Canadian Certified Rehabilitation Consultant 
  • Myers-Brigg’s Type Administrator