Manager, Emergency Management and Defense
Ian Becking manages Government Accounts at ISR and specializes in Emergency Preparedness and Response. He has led numerous all-hazards exercises and experiments examining emergency information management and technology. He previously spent 4 years at CAE in Ottawa where he was responsible for developing their Emergency Management business line both in Canada and internationally. Prior to that, he spent 17 years with the Government of Canada in the federal Emergency Management community. At Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, he developed a training program for both mandated and national level emergencies and developed a national level exercise. From 1995 to 2007 he was an Operations Officer and then managed the digital mapping team within the Government Operations Centre. He participated in the federal response to many national and international emergency events and led the evolution of the use of technology within federal emergency management in Canada. In addition, Ian has been fortunate to be able to have had a full and part time career with the Canadian Army from 1983 to 2013, of which the highlights were commanding 2 reserve artillery units and deploying to Afghanistan.