Gloria De Melo is a security professional with over 20 years experience in the industry. In addition, she has held other positions in emergency management and fire prevention. Gloria is certified in Emergency Management Specialist (SEM), Certified Protection Professional (CPP), Physical Security Professional (PSP), Professional Certified Investigator (PCI) and is also an Instructor of Intervention Command Systems (ICS) for ICS 100 and ICS 200 levels.


As a security practitioner, she has worked on risk and threat assessment, physical security design and implementation of Crime Prevention through Environmental Design (CPTED). Gloria is currently Director of Security Services for the Quebec City area at Deloitte.


How long have you been an ASIS member?

I have been an ASIS member since 2003. During these years, I obtained CPP accreditation in 2008, PSP in 2017 and more recently the PCI designation in 2018.


In your opinion, what are the advantages of being a member of ASIS and, more specifically, of the Montreal Chapter?

ASIS continues to play a vital role in my professional development in leadership and safety.

Being an ASIS member connects me to a global network of security professionals.

With an ASIS membership, you have access to industry best practices, training, education and you are part of a community that shares proven knowledge and strategies.


By participating in the ASIS Montreal Chapter, you are part of a local community of security professionals who share common goals and interests.  The chapter provides a knowledge transfer environment, access to mentors and help in obtaining your certifications.

I would like to take this opportunity to thank the ASIS Montreal chapter for the mentorship you have provided in earning the Triple Crown.


Today, organizations are requesting certification in CPP, PSP or PCI. Certification recognizes you as a recognized leader in the profession