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James Castle – Bio

CEO/CISO/CSO for the Terranova Defense Group

James Castle started Terranova Defense Solutions in 2014, in the public safety and emergency management sectors. In 2018, James was requested as a Special Witness before the Tran Committee at the House of Commons, Parliament, in Ottawa, as a subject-matter expert witness in unmanned vehicles and the future of drones in Canada. Terranova Defense Solutions was elected as one of Canada’s Top Defence Companies in both 2020 and 2021 and is continuing to advance its technologies and manufacturing abilities globally through the Terranova Defense Group.

James Castle is the Chairperson (CEO) of Terranova Defense NFP, operating as: Cyber Security Global Alliance (CSGA), specialized in the cybersecurity, cyber defense, cyber education, and awareness, and in cyber certification and compliance and others. Cyber Security Global Alliance is working on the creation of key cybersecurity legislation for global deployment with a team of 30+ board members from 12-countries globally and rapidly expanding.

James Castle is the team leader that has built a global defence team that includes specialists in a variety of sectors such as cybersecurity, defence, aerospace, space, communications, cyber product manufacturing, and in manufacturing setup and global deployment.

James Castle additionally is the Chairperson for Business Live Global, a British Communications and Networking Organization that develops connections, communications, job growth and placement through members and entrepreneurs. Cyber Security Global Alliance is the cyber catalyst for this global network, which has radio and broadcasting rights in 14-countries globally.

James Castle is a Canadian Ambassador for an EU Commission think tank based in Belgium, representing over 30,000 high-profile technology and defense companies in over 64-countries. James Castle additionally is involved in developing specialized teams for project planning alignment, working with investment and see funding groups, and with incubator/accelerators.

James Castle has volunteered in the mentorship of more than 20 people that have started successful start-ups, with some becoming successful medium-large sized corporations. James Castle has mentored people from Canada, United States, United Kingdom, European Union, and Asia.

James Castle has additionally volunteered in his community running recreational programs over the last three years, during Covid; and I currently involved as a volunteer taskforce member in UAVs and First Responders with the Canadian Standards Association.