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Daniel Gouin 


Over 25 years of field experience in health, safety and security. He started his career as a medical technician in the Canadian army. Graduated from the Canadian School of Health Services in Borden, Ontario. He was deployed to the Ex-Yugoslavia in a NATO mission. He then completed his studies as a paramedic and quickly obtained a position as head of pre-hospital operations in the public service at Urgences Santé Montréal (Canada) where he managed several teams of paramedics in addition to major events.


Since 2008, he has held several leadership positions in the mining industry in OHS and also, given his military background as a security manager in some countries considered high-risk areas. He has participated in mine construction projects, commissioning, and operations.


He led the ISO 45001 implementation and certification in one of the first mining sites in West Africa and has also participated in the implementation of culturally appropriate BBS for OHS capacity and leadership development.


Trainer in crisis management, he has extensive experience in operational crisis management, which has been put to good use on several occasions during events related to security in West Africa.


ICAM trainer since 2011, he has had the opportunity to train several companies across Africa and America to a high standard, keeping ICAM as the benchmark across multiple industries,


Daniel holds Diploma of Occupational Health and Safety (NEBOSH) He is also an OHSS Director for mines and quarries with over 40 workers.

Daniel has extensive experience in:​

  • Operational crisis management planning and training

  • Lead Risk manager (ISO 3100)

  • Building OHS system management according to ISO 45001 and development of first line supervisor OHS capacity.

  • Emergency management

  • Security management by analysis of threat and vulnerability of Political, Economic, social context.

  • Lead Business continuity implementer (ISO 27301)

  • Behavioural / Cultural safety leadership program

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