David Posluns, MBA


  • Chairman and Managing Director of Cedarpoints Investments Inc., a private equity and alternative investments management firm

  • Co-Founder and Chairman of T4G Limited, an IT professional services firm

  • ​Based in Canada

Gary Barnea, MA

Strategic Advisor - Integrated Security

  • Former Director of Israel Security Agency (ISA) Protection & Security Division
  • Based in Israel

Ross Johnson, BMASc., CPP

Strategic Advisor - Infrastructure Security

  • Critical Infrastructure Security and Contingency Planning Professional
  • Served for 24 years in the Canadian Armed Forces as an infantry and intelligence officer
  • ​Based in Canada

Howard Tanenbaum


  • Lawyer, financier, real estate developer and art collector. Involved in domestic & international real estate development

  • ​Director for multinational corporations and community & charitable organizations

  • Based in Canada

LGen. (Ret) Michael Day, C.M.M., M.S.C., C.D.*

Strategic Advisor - Law Enforcement Agencies​​

  • Former Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) Special Operations Forces Commander, CAF senior Military Officer in the Defence Policy Group, and the Chief Strategic Planner for the future of the CAF
  • ​Based in Canada

* Commander of Order of Military Merit, Meritorious Service Cross, Canadian Forces Decoration

Hon. Stockwell Day, P.C.

Strategic Advisor - ​Public Safety 

  • Former Canadian Public Safety Minister, Minister for International Trade, President of the Treasury Board
  • Based in Canada

awz ventures strategic advisory board

AWZ’s Executives and Advisory Board include former Public Safety Ministers from Canada and Israel, former senior executives from Canadian and Israeli INTELLIGENCE AND SECURITY AGENCIES, AS WELL AS GLOBAL BUSINESS AND FINANCIAL EXPERTS

Kenny Finkelstein, CA


  • President & CEO of Knight’s Bridge Capital
    Partners, an opportunistic and diversified
    private equity manager

  • Managed successful venture capital fund in
    early stage technology companies

  • Based in Canada

Haim Tomer, MA

Strategic Advisor - Intelligence

  • ​​Former Head of the Mossad Intelligence, Counter-Terrorism & International Divisions
  • Based in Israel


Erez Kreiner, MA, B.Eng.

Strategic Advisor - Cyber Security

  • Former Director of the National Cyber Security Authority under the Israel Security Agency (ISA)
  • ​Based in Israel

Richard Fadden, O.C.

Strategic Advisor - ​National Security 

  • Former Director of the Canadian Security Intelligence Service (CSIS), Deputy Minister of National Defense and National Security Advisor to the Prime Minister

  • ​Based in Canada

Jacques Eshel, MA

Strategic Advisor - Special Operations

·   Former Head of the Mossad Special Operations Division

·   Based in Israel

Avi Dichter, EMBA


  • Current Chairman of the Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee for Israel

  • ​Former Israeli Minister of Public Security and Director of the Israel Security Agency (ISA)

  • Based in Israel

Your Safety. Our Mission.