Mubin Shaikh

Mubin Shaikh is a founding member of the Against Violent Extremism Network and a deradicalized ex-extremist and ex-undercover operative for the Canadian Security Intelligence Service and Royal Canadian Mounted Police, Integrated National Security Enforcement Team. He worked multiple classified infiltration operations and during his final assignment became public in the “Toronto 18" terrorism case of 2006 when 11 violent extremists were convicted after five hearings over four years. He is recognized for his work in a permanent exhibit at the new International Spy Museum in Washington, D.C. under “Preventing Terror.” Mr. Shaikh has a Master of Policing, Intelligence and Counter Terrorism (Macquarie), is an external subject matter expert to the United Nations Security Council, U.S. Special Operations Command, and trains police, intelligence, and special operations forces. He was extensively involved with the ISIS social media boom, countering their views using Islamic sources, and has since dealt with the Foreign Terrorist Fighter file, including returnees and rehabilitation.