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The success of Whitehall Investigations Canada is based on collaborative vision, habits and beliefs that are consistently executed by the company’s leadership team. Our beliefs in leadership, mentorship, and social responsibility are paralleled with our dedication to investigative excellence and customer service. Our success has been driven by the philosophy and commitment to help many people along the way ~ our clients, our employees and our community, with the ultimate goal – to make a difference and be the difference.

Martin O. Jaekel, CFE, CII
Founder, President & CEO

Martin has served the investigation industry for over 30 years with a focus on insurance (P&C and Life and Health) and corporate fraud investigation. In addition to being licensed across Canada and handling assignments globally, he is also the President of Whitehall Bureau America, servicing American and Canadian clients with seamless professional investigative solutions.

The investigations Martin has been involved in range in scope, from alleged terrorist activity and foreign death investigations to complex claims matters involving fatalities and serious injury.

One of the best enjoyments of his career is mentoring and watching new investigators excel in the investigation industry.

Martin is also a published author, earned his Certified Fraud Examiner certification in 1994 and is passionate entrepreneur and presenter/trainer. He is recognized as an industry leader within the investigation community across Canada including:

  • Past President ~ Canadian Association of Private Investigators
  • Past President ~ International Association of Arson Investigators (Ontario)
  • Past Director ~ Council of Private Investigators Ontario
  • Member ~ Fraud and Abuse Committee International Claim Association

Dale S. Lyman, B.Ph.Ed., C.F.E.
Managing Director

Dale joined Whitehall Canada in 2018. He obtained his university degree in 1986, became licenced as a Private Investigator the same year and became a Certified Fraud Examiner in 1997. Dale has also taken many courses through the Insurance Institute of Ontario related to insurance fraud and maintains ongoing education.

Dale owned a leading Ontario investigation firm for the past 23 years and has investigated and managed countless matters on behalf of the insurance, corporate, government, and legal communities.

The investigations have varied in type and include surveillances; activity checks; claims verification; background reporting; locates; financial backgrounds; assets investigations; witness interviews; statement taking; evidence collecting; WSIB; & patent & trademark infringements.

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