About us 

Bruce Livesey

Vice President

Bruce Livesey is an expert in white-collar crime investigative journalism. He spent more than 35 years working as a journalist, mostly as an investigative reporter, where he focused extensively on researching companies and businesspeople.

As an investigative journalist, Bruce contributed to a vast array of media outlets, including CBC’s The Fifth Estate and The National, The Globe and Mail, Toronto Star, Gazette, Financial Post, PBS’s Frontline, Global TV’s 16×9, National Public Radio, The Guardian, more than 30 newspapers and magazines, as well as CBC Radio. He has investigated sophisticated corporate fraud, organized crime, offshore tax havens, unscrupulous business leaders and companies.

Bruce has won numerous awards for his investigative journalism, including National Magazine Awards, a National Newspaper Award and was a co-winner of a DuPont award, one of the most prestigious American television awards. In 2012, he authored a best-selling book about chicanery in the financial industry, Thieves of Bay Street, which was published by Random House and nominated for an Arthur Ellis award.

Before joining VIDOCQ as Vice President, Bruce had established a business intelligence company in Toronto where he worked for investment and law firms, hedge funds and individual businesspeople. In this capacity, he investigated frauds, conducted executive background checks and research on M&A transactions, and worked with law firms and litigation funders putting together class actions. Livesey is also a licensed private investigator in Ontario.

A team of experts

We coordinate a team of analysts and investigators, employed by the firm after being meticulously selected. The exceptional competence and experience of our employees are our greatest asset and allow us to deliver the best possible service to our clients.