About Us

Red Castle Group is a veteran owned and operated security consulting firm that specializes in providing security services to clients both domestically in canada and internationally in some of the most high-risk areas around the globe. Our team and network of consultants is made up of veterans of the Canadian Armed Forces, ex-law enforcement personnel, ex-first responders and seasoned private security operators with extensive experience conducting security operations in Canada, the Middle East, Southeast Asia and Europe. Our team strives to not only meet your expectations, but makes every effort to exceed them. We do this by adopting a flexible, effective and innovative approach to mitigating risk and securing your assets. With our extensive background, access to diverse skill sets, security resources and industry partners, Red Castle Group and its team will aid your organization in the protection of its assets and personnel from physical risk.

Our Leaders

Project Manager

Joseph Perez Otazu, CD

Joseph is the former owner of 429 Security Consulting; an international security
consulting firm which specialized in security management operations in hostile and high risk
regions overseas. He is also a veteran of the Canadian Army with over 20 years of service and
served in both the 1st and 3rd Battalion of the Royal Canadian Regiment, a regular force
infantry unit based in Petawawa, Ontario. While in the army, he has deployed on several
overseas operations in Afghanistan and the Balkans region. As a security consultant, he has
worked mainly in the South East Asia region, where he has collaborated with several foreign
and local government agencies along with private companies in security related matters.

Operations Manager

Jesse Rea

Jesse is a military and private security professional with extensive experience
conducting security operations in a domestic setting. Within his 5 years of service in the
Canadian Armed Forces, he participated in various armed and unarmed domestic security
operations as a member of the Queen’s Own Rifles of Canada, an infantry regiment based out
of Toronto, Ontario. In the private sector, Jesse has experience conducting private security
operations in settings that include media production outlets, hospitality establishments, retail
centres, government facilities, industrial complexes, cannabis production facilities and religious
sites.

Our Associates

Criminal Intelligence Expert

Paul Du

Mr. Du received his B.Sc. in Geology from Zhejiang University in China. He earned two Master degrees from University of Toronto, Ryerson University, and Metro College in Toronto- one is Spatial Analysis and the other Data Science. He was a senior Urban Researcher, GIS Analyst, Criminal Intelligence Analyst, and Data Scientist at Beijing Municipal Institute of City Design and Planning, University of Toronto, Ryerson University, and Royal Canadian Mounted Police. On the basis of decade-long observations and study on urbanization, immigration, urban retail, and criminal activities, Mr. Du published several refereed journal articles and chapters of the textbook. As a co-author with another Professor from Ryerson University, his textbook “Retail Geography” will be published by the end of 2018. Recently his research interest focused on extracting new values from Big Data, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, and Blockchain that would greatly enhance competence of both industries and governments in this new explosive data era.

INDUSTRY PARTNERS

Safe Tech Alarms

“SafeTech, a nationwide loss prevention specialist company, installs monitored alarm systems, security cameras, access control and theft prevention systems in places of business and homes. In addition, SafeTech provides licensed security guards to secure premises and events, protecting both people and property. By installing an alarm system and/or other security solution at your home or business, you are more likely to detect an intrusion and reduce the chance of a break-and-enter. Prevent criminals from striking and protect your home or business with a security system.

FOCUS ONE GROUP

Focus One Group is a Risk Management company that provides services that include Corporate Risk Management, High-Risk Employee Terminations, Law Firm Support and Investigations, Secure Transportation, Special Event Risk Management, Uniformed Security Personnel, VIP Residential Security and Executive and Celebrity Risk Management Services. Based in Toronto, Canada, Focus One Group operates through global associate offices around the world. With the utmost discretion and dedication, our team of devoted professionals serve 24 hours a day and 7 days a week.

Traditional Excellence

Traditional Excellance is a Kingston, Ontario based training company headed by Steve Nash. Steve and his company excell in providing specialized training in areas that include Use-Of-Force, Group and Team Dynamics, Defensive Tactics and much more. All of Traditional Excellance’s services are highly customizable and can be designed specifically for use by military units, police forces, post-secondary institiutions, corporate companies, professional associations and many more