Matt Richardson

Matt Richardson, CTCE

Director of Intelligence and Investigations

Matt Richardson is an expert on internet safety, Human Trafficking, and the prevention of online Matt Richardson is the Director of Intelligence and Child Safety with the Anti-Human Trafficking Intelligence Initiative (ATII). He is expert on OSINT and Darkweb Intelligence with extensive experience in leading and coordinating complex investigations on sex trafficking and CSAM offenders. He is a Professor at Loyalist College where he teaches topics that include; technology, social media, online safety and more. Matt is a member of the Rogers Communications Cybersecurity Catalyst team where he collaborates with industry experts to generate products and education on a variety of cybersecurity topics related to online crimes. He is often sought out as a subject matter expert by the media with TV, Film, Radio, and print coverage in Canada and is a main contributor and on camera character for “Dark Highway”, a Human Trafficking documentary that is being televised in Canada and the U.S. He works in partnership with Timea’s Cause to educate and prevent sex trafficking and was a featured speaker of the 1st Canadian National Summit on Child Sexual Exploitation. Matt is passionate in his role with the ATII where as part of a team of experts he uses his skills on a daily basis to help make children, families, and communities safer places.