Commissioner Ian Stewart APM

Queensland Police Service

Commissioner Grant Stevens APM

South Australia Police

#PC18 - Police Conference 2018


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SPEAKER BIOGRAPHIES

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  • Aunty Di Kerr

    Wurundjeri Elder


    Wurundjeri Elder Aunty Di has made a life-long contribution to her community in the areas of health, welfare, education and land rights. Aunty Di was appointed a director of Native Title Services Victoria in January 2013, having formerly been a field officer for the organisation. She is currently Chair of the Board, having taken up that role in October 2013. In 2016 Aunty Di was appointed to the Victorian Aboriginal Treaty Working Group by the Minister for Aboriginal Affairs Natalie Hutchins.


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  • Gheran Steel

    CEO Boonwurrung Foundation, Culture Evolves


    Gheran Steel has been the CEO of the Boon Wurrung Foundation Ltd since 2012. During this time, he has been heavily involved in the consultation, negotiations and implementations of Cultural Heritage Management Plans under the Aboriginal Cultural Heritage Act, Indigenous Land Use Agreements and the development of Reconciliation Action Plans and engagement policies for both private and government organisations, as well as local councils. His key focus is on restoring the language, customs and history of the Boonwurrung peoples through sharing his knowledge with the wider Australian community.


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  • Katherine Van Gurp

    ANZPAA Chief Executive Officer


    Since commencing in her role at ANZPAA, Katherine has implemented a new forecasting and foresight role for policing across Australia and New Zealand examining future trends and implications for policing. She actively promotes innovative, collaborative and strategic cross-jurisdictional discussions on future trends and their impacts on policing amongst Police Commissioners from across Australia and New Zealand and their teams. Katherine has over 20 years’ experience in law enforcement and justice and has previously held senior and executive roles in the Australian Federal Police and Northern Territory Police, Fire and Emergency Services.


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  • COMMISSIONER DARREN HINE APM

    Tasmania Police and ANZPAA Board Chair


    Commissioner Hine joined Tasmania Police as a cadet 28 years ago. Upon graduation he conducted uniform and traffic control duties, followed by a six-year posting with Launceston CIB as a Detective Senior Constable. Commissioner Hine was promoted to Sergeant in 1993 and to the rank of Inspector in 1997 when he worked in Business Projects Services. He was appointed Commander in 2000 when he headed Executive Support and Operations Support. In 2002, Commissioner Hine was appointed Assistant Commissioner. He was awarded the National Medal in 1995, the Commissioner’s Medal in 1999 and the Australian Police medal in 2002. Commissioner Hine was appointed Commissioner of Police in October 2010.


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  • DR JACKIE BLUE

    Equal Employment Opportunities Commissioner, New Zealand Human Rights Commission


    Dr Jackie Blue is the Equal Employment Opportunities Commissioner at the Human Rights Commission, New Zealand. She is committed to progressing human rights and issues of equity, particularly those that affect equal employment opportunities. She has identified youth unemployment and underachievement in Māori and Pacific communities as particular areas of concern. Dr Blue also has a strong commitment to advancing the participation of women in society and is the Commission's lead on stopping violence against women.


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  • DR TIM SOUTPHOMMASANE

    Race Discrimination Commissioner, Australian Human Rights Commission


    Born in France and raised in southwest Sydney, Dr Tim Soutphommasane has been Race Discrimination Commissioner since August 2013. Prior to joining the Australian Human Rights Commission, Dr Soutphommasane was a political philosopher and held posts at The University of Sydney and Monash University. Dr Soutphommasane is the author of four books and is an adjunct professor at the School of Social Sciences and Psychology, Western Sydney University. He chairs the Leadership Council on Cultural Diversity.


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  • CHIEF DERMOT SHEA

    New York Police Department, Chief of Detectives


    Chief Dermot F Shea was appointed to the New York City Police Department in April 1991. He began his career as a police officer rising through the ranks to Commanding Officer of the 44 and 50 precincts in the Bronx. He was designated the Department’s senior crime control strategist by then Police Commissioner William Bratton in 2014 where he oversaw the functions of the NYPD’s CompStat meetings. On 16 April 2018, Chief Shea was appointed Chief of Detectives for NYPD. Chief Shea holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Economics from the State University of New York at Oneonta.


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  • PROFESSOR ANDREW MARKUS

    School of Philosophical, Historical and International Studies, Monash University


    Professor Andrew Markus is the Pratt Foundation Research Professor of Jewish Civilisation at Monash University and is a Fellow of the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia. Professor Markus has published extensively in the field of Australian race relations and immigration history. Since 2007 he has been senior researcher for the Scanlon Foundation social cohesion research program, which in 2017 conducted its tenth national survey.


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  • COMMISSIONER MICK FULLER APM

    New South Wales Police Force


    Commissioner Fuller was appointed in 2017 and has over 30 years’ service within the NSW Police Force. Commissioner Fuller is the New South Wales Police Force’s chief advocate against domestic violence, having led a number of high-profile initiatives to reduce rates of violence. Commissioner Fuller received the Australian Police Medal in 2009 and holds a Graduate Diploma of Executive Leadership and a Diploma of Applied Policing.


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  • COMMISSIONER GRANT STEVENS APM

    South Australia Police


    Commissioner Grant Stevens commenced in his role as Commissioner in August 2015 and has over 35-years’ experience in almost all operational areas of policing at South Australia Police. As well as considerable experience working in counter terrorism and emergency management, he has worked in community policing programs, drug and alcohol management and human resource management and policy. Commissioner Stevens is the recipient of the Australian Police Medal and the Australian Medal for diligent service to the community in hazardous circumstances, including in times of emergency and national disaster.


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  • Chief Commissioner Graham Ashton AM

    Victoria Police


    Chief Commissioner Graham Ashton commenced his appointment as the 22nd Chief Commissioner of Victoria Police on 1 July 2015. Chief Commissioner Ashton joined Victoria Police in December 2009 after 24 years with the Australian Federal Police where he rose to the ranks of Assistant Commissioner. He has held a number of roles on the Victoria Police Executive covering a range of disciplines including forensic services, corporate strategy and governance, and serious and organised crime. Chief Commissioner Ashton received an Order of Australia for his role as Police Forward Commander into the investigations into the Bali Bombings in October 2003.  


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  • Commissioner Mike Bush MNZM

    New Zealand Police


    During his 39 year Police career, Commissioner Mike Bush has held a range of national and international postings. In his previous position as Deputy Commissioner Operations, he implemented Policing Excellence, New Zealand Police's largest change management programme. Between 2003 and 2007, Commissioner Bush served as Police Liaison Officer for South East Asia and was made a Member of the New Zealand Order of Merit (MNZM) for his work following the 2004 Boxing Day tsunami. He also successfully implemented the Prevention First operating model, which received the Prime Minister’s IPANZ award for public sector excellence in 2014.


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  • Commissioner Andrew Colvin OAM APM

    Australian Federal Police


    Commissioner Andrew Colvin joined the Australian Federal Police (AFP) in 1990, holding a number of portfolio responsibilities including Serious and Organised Crime, Counter Terrorism and High Tech Crime. Commissioner Colvin was central to the AFP’s national and international response to terrorism including the 2002 Bali bombings, the 2003 Jakarta Marriott bombing and the 2004 Australian Embassy bombing. In 2008, Commissioner Colvin became the AFP’s first Assistant Commissioner in charge of High Tech Crime and served as AFP Deputy Commissioner for Operations, Operations Support and National Security.


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  • Commissioner Ian Stewart APM

    Queensland Police Service


    Commissioner Ian Stewart is the 19th Commissioner of the Queensland Police Service and has held the role since November 2012. Commissioner Stewart is a career Police Officer with 40 years of service having held numerous senior positions across a broad range of portfolios within the Queensland Police Service. Commissioner Stewart holds a Master of Public Policy and Administration and a Bachelor of Business qualifications and is a Fellow of both the Institute of Public Administration Australia (IPAA) and Australian Institute of Management. He is also a graduate Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. Commissioner Stewart is the recipient of the Australian Fulbright Professional Scholarship, Australian Police Medal, National Emergency Medal, National Police Service Medal, National Medal, Commissioner’s Award for Meritorious Service, Queensland Police Service Medal and the 2010-2011 Queensland Flood and Cyclone Citation.


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  • Acting Commissioner Kate Vanderlaan APM

    Northern Territory Police Force


    Kate is an avid reader and in her spare time continues as a police officer with almost 40 years’ service. Starting as a lowly traffic Constable she has served across the Northern Territory, undertaking roles in general duties, crime, prosecutions, professional standards and at the college. Kate was promoted to Deputy Commissioner Operations in December 2016.


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  • Nicole Matejic

    Chief Executive Officer, InfoOps HQ


    Nicole Matejic is an internationally recognised military information operations advisor and social media specialist. Founder and CEO of the civil-military think-do tank Info Ops HQ and co-founder of communications agency Quantum CIQ, she is a regular speaker to and trainer for NATO. She is trusted by Governments around the world and the communities they serve to provide strategic and tactical advice in the areas of preventing violent extremism, counter terrorism, digital diplomacy and information operations.


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  • Franky Saegerman

    North Atlantic Treaty Organization, Head of Digital Insights (Belgium)


    Franky Saegerman is the Head of Digital Insights for NATO’s Public Diplomacy Division. He provides strategic assessment and advice regarding the performance and impact of NATO’s digital communications channels and products. He is the developer of the social media assessment grid based on the 4A principle (measuring for Awareness, Appreciation, Action and Advocacy) which allows for a more effective assessment of the impact of social media for non-commercial organisations.


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  • Deputy Commissioner Neil Gaughan APM

    Australian Federal Police


    On 30 April 2018, Neil Gaughan was appointed Deputy Commissioner, in the role of Deputy Commissioner Operations. Neil’s career with the AFP spans over 30 years with extensive operational experience in general policing and investigative roles in both the ACT Region and AFP National Operations, as well as a wealth of international exposure. Prior to his appointment as Deputy Commissioner, Neil was the National Manager for the Organised Crime portfolio of the AFP. He championed new approaches to disrupting, dismantling and combating serious and organised crime with a focus on strengthening partnerships across government and industry.


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  • Assistant Commissioner Sharon Huey

    Australian Border Force


    Assistant Commissioner Sharon Huey is the lead for Australian Border Force led investigations and joint counter-terrorism border-related investigations, enforcement actions for counter proliferation activities relating to the export of controlled items, border-related financial crimes and enforcement operations relating to the import of illicit tobacco into Australia. Assistant Commissioner Huey is also responsible for enforcement operations relating to the movement of people and goods across the border continuum and the investigation, disruption and dismantling of the Serious Organised Crime Syndicates, in collaboration with other Federal State & Territory Law Enforcement Agencies.


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  • Mike Richmond

    Innovation and Research Associate, ANZPAA


    Mike Richmond is a strategic foresight practitioner at the Australia New Zealand Policing Advisory Agency (ANZPAA). Through initiatives such as ANZPAA’s environment scanning program, he communicates current and emerging changes in police’s strategic and operating environment to the Australian and New Zealand Police Commissioners. Prior to joining ANZPAA, he worked in a variety of statistical, governance and planning roles at the Australian Bureau of Statistics and the Department of Social Services in Canberra.


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  • Dr Chris Black

    Australian Federal Police


    Dr Chris Black is Chief of Staff for the Australian Federal Police (AFP). Dr Black manages the agency’s strategic policy and legislative agendas, working directly with the Commissioner to build engagement and communication across the AFP, and with key external stakeholders including media and Government. A key element of the Chief of Staff portfolio’s activity is managing the AFP’s alignment with its current and future operating environment.


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  • Mike Phelan APM

    Chief Executive Officer, Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission


    Mr Phelan commenced his career with the Australian Federal Police (AFP) in 1985. During his career with the Australian Federal Police he has worked as the Chief Police Officer for the Australian Capital Territory and in 2010 was promoted to the position of Deputy Commissioner. In November 2017, he was appointed Chief Executive Officer of the Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission and Director of the Australian Institute of Criminology.


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  • Colonel Phillip Hoglin CSC

    Royal Australian Army, Defence Force Recruiting


    Colonel Phillip Hoglin graduated from the Royal Military College in 1994. His early career included a range of logistic appointments, including two operational deployments, before he specialised in workforce planning, workforce analysis and human resource policy. He holds a Bachelor of Science, Master of Science in Management, Master of Philosophy (Statistics) and is a graduate of the Armed Forces of the Philippines Command and General Staff College. He is currently the Director of Military Recruiting.


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  • Commander Neville Taylor

    Victoria Police


    Commander Neville Taylor is the Capability Advisor to Victoria Police and heads up the Capability Development and Information Group of the Victoria Police Capability Department. Neville worked on developing the Victoria Police Capability Plan 2016-2025 and is currently leading the work in embedding that plan as the roadmap to deliver the strategic direction set out in The Blue Paper – A Vision for Victoria Police in 2025.


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  • Justin Baird

    Managing Director, Research and Development, Accenture


    Justin Baird is the Managing Director of Research and Development, Technology and Innovation at Accenture. In this role he is Head of Emerging Technologies and the Liquid Studios across Asia Pacific. His focus is on bringing innovative solutions to Accenture and its clients in areas ranging from artificial intelligence, machine learning, mechatronics and robotics and immersive experiences. Justin holds a dual degree in Electrical Engineering and Music from the University of Miami, Florida USA and an MBA from the Australian Graduate School of Management.


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  • Professor Peter Miller

    Faculty of Health, Deakin University


    Peter Miller is a Professor of Violence Prevention and Addiction Studies at the School of Psychology, Deakin University. His research interests include alcohol and drug-related violence, predictors of violence (including family and domestic violence) and corporate political activity of alcohol and dangerous consumptions industries. Professor Miller has recently completed four of the largest studies conducted into alcohol policy, licensed venues and violence. This compared 12 Australian cities over 10 years and talked to more than 25,000 patrons.


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  • Dr Michael Livingston

    Centre for Alcohol Policy, La Trobe University


    Dr Livingston is an epidemiologist and public health researcher working at the Centre for Alcohol Policy Research at La Trobe University. Dr Livingston completed his PhD on the impacts of liquor licensing policy on alcohol-related harm at the University of Melbourne in 2012. He has subsequently worked on a range of projects broadly aimed at reducing alcohol-related harm in Australia. His work spans broad epidemiological projects, from population trends to specific assessments of the impact of policy changes on alcohol problems.


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  • Michael Barnes

    New South Wales Ombudsman and former New South Wales Coroner


    Michael Barnes was appointed New South Wales Ombudsman in December 2017. Prior to this he was New South Wales State Coroner (since 2014) and the inaugural Queensland State Coroner. In these roles Michael has presided over numerous high profile and contentious inquests such as the inquest into the death of Daniel Morcombe, the deaths connected with the Pink Bats program and the Lindt Café siege. He has specialised in criminal and administrative law and undertakes research and teaching in criminal justice, health law, and corruption and organised crime investigation. He is an adjunct professor of the Faculty of Law at the Queensland University of Technology and of the Australian Institute of Suicide Research and Prevention at Griffith University.


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  • Tony Sheehan

    Deputy Secretary, Commonwealth Counter Terrorism Co-ordinator, Department of Home Affairs


    Mr Tony Sheehan was appointed Commonwealth Counter-Terrorism Coordinator in September 2016. He is responsible for coordinating Australia’s Counter-Terrorism arrangements for the Prime Minister and the Minister for Home Affairs. In this role he works in close partnership with Commonwealth and State and Territory agencies. Most recently, Mr Sheehan served as a Deputy Director-General in ASIO. Mr Sheehan is the Chair of the Commonwealth Joint Counter-Terrorism Board and is co-chair of the Australia-New Zealand Counter-Terrorism Committee


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DAY TWO SPEAKERS

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  • Carl Ward

    Technology Lead for Asia Pacific, Africa, Middle East and Turkey, Health and Public Service, Accenture


    Mr Carl Ward is the Global Technology Lead for Accenture’s Government & Health business, specialising in architecting transformation programs within taxation, human services, borders, health and defence and public Safety. He is passionate about using technology to improve the way we live and work and how government can play a role in enabling and encouraging business and society to evolve and adapt. Carl holds a first class BA (Physics and Theoretical Physics) and MA from Cambridge University.


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  • Tim Hughes

    Chief Advisor, Ministry of Justice


    Tim Hughes is a Chief Advisor in Sector Group at the New Zealand Ministry of Justice. He works with a team of data analysts and researchers across Police, Courts and Corrections to build an evidence base on crime prevention and justice pipeline efficiency. His ten years of experience in the Justice sector include frontline experience in a youth justice team at Child, Youth and Family, a policy role at the Department of Corrections, and various strategy and investment roles in the Ministry of Justice.


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  • T. Raja Kumar

    Deputy Secretary, (International & Training) Ministry of Home Affairs and Chief Executive Home Team Academy, Singapore


    Mr. Raja oversees and drives the Singapore Ministry of Home Affairs’ (MHA) international policy development, partnerships and engagements, as well as Training. He is Singapore’s representative at the ASEAN Senior Officials Meeting on Transnational Crime, and is the co-lead for Singapore’s Financial Action Taskforce National Inter-Agency Committee. As the Chief Executive of the Home Team Academy, Mr. Raja has been leading its transformation to the Corporate University of the Ministry, and driving training and learning transformation in MHA. Mr. Raja has rich leadership and operational experience, having served in the Singapore Police Force and MHA for 32 years in a wide range of roles.


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  • Dr Vanessa Teague

    University of Melbourne, Department of Computing and Information Systems


    Dr Vanessa Teague is a cryptographer in the Department of Computing and Information Systems at The University of Melbourne. She completed her Bachelor's Degree at The University of Melbourne and her Ph.D. in cryptography and game theory at Stanford University. Her research interests are applied cryptography and online privacy, with an interest in electronic voting and other questions relevant to public policy.


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  • Carmel Guerra OAM

    Chief Executive Officer, Centre for Multicultural Youth


    Carmel Guerra is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of the Centre for Multicultural Youth – Victoria’s first independent organisation to work exclusively with young people from migrant and refugee backgrounds. Carmel has a long standing involvement in youth justice and policing issues and is widely respected for her commentary on youth gangs, crime prevention, and innovations to improve the wellbeing of multicultural young people. Carmel was awarded the Victorian Premier’s Award for Community Harmony in 2015 and a Medal of the Order of Australia in 2016.


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  • Assistant Commissioner Joe Cassar

    New South Wales Police Force


    Assistant Commissioner Joe Cassar APM joined the New South Wales Police Force in 1987. Joe set up the Alcohol Licensing Enforcement Command, which proved to be a primary contributor to changing alcohol related culture and alcohol service attitudes within NSW. Joe is the Assistant Commissioner of the newly created Capability, Performance and Youth Command. This Command takes in the Youth and Crime Prevention Command who work closely with all New South Wales Police and the Police Citizen Youth Clubs in reducing youth reoffending rates.


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  • Deputy Commissioner Andrew Crisp APM

    Victoria Police


    Deputy Commissioner Andrew Crisp has more than 39 years’ experience in a range of operational, project and specialist roles within Victoria Police and overseas, including working with the Royal Papua New Guinea Constabulary and the United Nations in East Timor, managing the Counter Terrorism Coordination Unit and leading the establishment of the Australia New Zealand Policing Advisory Agency. In November 2015 Andrew was appointed Deputy Commissioner of the Regional Operations portfolio. Andrew has a Masters of Leadership and Management and in 2012 was awarded the Australia Police Medal.


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  • Associate Professor Nicole Asquith

    Policing and Criminal Justice, School of Social Sciences and Psychology, Western Sydney University


    Dr Nicole Asquith is the Associate Professor of Policing and Criminal Justice at Western Sydney University and University Associate with the Tasmanian Institute of Law Enforcement Studies. Her research, policy, and practice work focuses on vulnerability and operational policing, with a particular focus how cultural, religious, and linguistic diversity, and sexuality and gender diversity impact on policing practice. Her current research looks at the relationships between propinquity and rural, regional and remote policing practices.


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  • Bernard Salt AM

    KPMG/The Demographics Group, Special Adviser (Australia)


    Mr Bernard Salt is widely regarded as one of Australia’s leading social commentators by business, the media and the broader community. Bernard heads The Demographics Group which provides specialist advice on demographic, consumer and social trends for business. Prior to that Bernard founded KPMG Demographics. He is a twice-weekly columnist with The Australian newspaper and is an adjunct professor at Curtin University Business School. He was awarded the Member of the Order of Australia (AM) in the 2017 Australia Day honours.


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  • Anthony Grubb

    Director of Demography, Australian Bureau of Statistics


    Anthony Grubb is the Director of Demography, Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) and is responsible for population estimates and projections. With extensive experience in the collection and dissemination of population statistics, including a long association with the Population Census, he has regularly provided international assistance in these disciplines. Recent roles in his 30 year ABS tenure include leading the 2016 Northern Australia Census operations, ABS Population Surveys field operations from 2007-2014 and undertaking large scale social surveys.


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  • Deputy Secretary Donna Adams

    Department of Police, Fire and Emergency Management, Tasmania


    Donna Adams has been a police officer for 31 years and was the first woman to be appointed Assistant Commissioner in the 115 year history of Tasmania Police. Donna has been recognised with an Australian Police Medal and in 2014 was the joint National winner of the Telstra Business Women Innovation Award for her work associated with the development of a Front Line Strategy, which saw Tasmania Police become the first State in Australia to implement a fully mobile police service. In her role as Deputy Secretary of the Department of Police, Fire and Emergency Management, Donna has overseen the integration of separate policing and fire support and corporate services into a combined business department.


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  • Deputy Commissioner Steve Gollschewski APM

    Queensland Police Service


    As head of security operations for the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games, Deputy Commissioner Steve Gollschewski is the Strategic Commander for Games Security and is also head of counter-terrorism operations for Queensland. He has significant experience in major investigations including corruption, intelligence and in leading critical incident response, including disaster management. Deputy Commissioner Gollschewski is the Queensland representative on the Australia New Zealand Counter-Terrorism Committee and QPS champion for Inclusion and Diversity.


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  • ASSISTANT COMMISSIONER CRAIG WARD APM

    Western Australia Police Force


    Assistant Commissioner Craig Ward joined the Western Australia Police as a cadet in 1981. His diverse policing career has included general duties, criminal investigations, covert operations, strategy, performance management, information technology, human resources, learning & development and community engagement. In December 2017, with the appointment of a new commissioner and subsequent restructure, Craig was tasked to create a new Capability & Coordination Portfolio to provide strategic alignment and governance of activity within the Force and to maintain focus on key projects designed to provide the greatest community and organisational benefit. Craig is married to Stephanie, a primary school teacher. They have two children, a 20 year old son and 17 year old daughter. He is a keen surfer and loves spending time relaxing with his family on the south coast of WA.


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  • Assistant Commissioner Wallace Haumaha ONZM QSM

    Deputy Chief Executive Māori, New Zealand Police


    Deputy Chief Executive Māori/Assistant Commissioner Wallace Haumaha is one of nine members of the New Zealand Police Executive. He has extensive experience in the areas of strategic, operational and tactical policing relative to the prevention of offending and victimisation of Māori, Pacific & Ethnic people. Awarded the Police Commissioners Commendation for establishing the first Memorandum of Understanding between Police and fourteen major Iwi groups in the Bay of Plenty District in 2000, he continues to lead the development of major policy programs and his work has been widely recognised both locally and internationally. In the 2017 Queen’s Birthday Honour’s, he was made an Officer of the NZ Order of Merit.


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  • Commissioner Chris Dawson APM

    Western Australia Police Force


    Commissioner Dawson has more than 30 years’ experience in law enforcement. Prior to his appointment as Commissioner in 2017, Commissioner Dawson held the role of Chief Executive Officer at the Australian Crime Commission, later renamed the Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission (ACIC). Before this, he held the rank of Deputy Commissioner at Western Australia Police and had responsibility for serious and organised crime, counter terrorism and state protection. He was awarded the Australian Police Medal in the 2002 Queen's Birthday Honours List.


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  • ACTING COMMANDER SUE YOUNG APM

    Western Australia Police Force


    Sue has been a police officer for 33 years and has enjoyed serving the community of Western Australia. Sue is usually working to reduce family violence by leading a team of passionate people in the Family Violence Division. She is currently acting as Commander in the Judicial Services Portfolio, gaining experience across a range of issues, including community engagement and youth offending, forensic services and property management. Sue is an avid traveller, average golf player, and die-hard supporter of the West Coast Eagles.


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  • Alan Joyce AC

    Chief Executive Officer, Qantas


    Alan Joyce has been Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of the Qantas Group since November 2008. In his time as CEO, he has overseen the biggest transformation of Qantas since it was privatised in 1995. Mr Joyce previously served as founding CEO of Jetstar from October 2003, establishing its operations in Australia and Asia. Prior to his appointment at Jetstar, he spent over 15 years in key positions at Qantas, Ansett and Aer Lingus.


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  • Dr Angus Hervey

    Political Economist, Future Crunch


    Angus is a political economist and a journalist specialising in the impact of disruptive technologies on society. A co-founder of Future Crunch and a founding community manager of Random Hacks of Kindness, a global initiative from Google, IBM, Microsoft, NASA and the World Bank to create open-source technology solutions to social challenges.


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  • Tané Hunter

    Big Data Scientist, Future Crunch


    Tané is a cancer researcher, bioinformatician, and science communicator. He has worked for the Royal Children’s Hospital diagnosing rare genetic diseases in children and is currently completing his PhD at the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre in Melbourne, using molecular biomarkers and artificial intelligence to better understand, diagnose and improve treatment for people suffering from cancer.


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  • Detective Acting Inspector Greg Lee

    Victoria Police


    Greg Lee is a Detective Acting Inspector with 30 years’ experience. He has worked in difficult, sensitive and high profile areas within Victoria Police such as the Covert Investigation Unit, Homicide Squad, Witness Security Unit and Purana Task Force. Greg is currently Detective Acting Inspector of the E-Crime Squad and Officer in Charge of Digital Forensic Analysts, Detectives and support staff, including strategic and intel analysts.


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  • DETECTIVE SENIOR CONSTABLE DION ACHTYPIS

    Victoria Police


    Dion Achtypis is a Detective Senior Constable with 22 years’ experience in general, sex offence and child abuse and cybercrime investigation. He has been attached to the E-crime squad for 6 years and is a crypto-currency, dark-net and covert online engagement specialist. Dion was the lead investigator in Operation ELDORADO which is the third largest, and single largest from one offender, crypto-currency seizure in the world. Dion holds a Masters of Applied Psychology.


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  • Detective Inspector Tim Thomas APM

    Western Australia Police Force


    Detective Inspector Tim Thomas is a police officer of 29 years who has focused his career on Technology Crime. Tim joined the Western Australia Police in 1988, working in general policing and criminal investigations until 1997 when he was a founding member of the Technology Crime area. This area supplies specialist cybercrime investigation, digital evidence, covert online operations and audio video services to the Western Australia Police. He has been awarded the Australian Police Medal and two commendations from the Commissioner of the Western Australia Police.


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  • Associate Professor Chad Whelan

    Associate Head of School (Teaching and Learning), Deakin University


    Dr Chad Whelan is an Associate Professor in Criminology at Deakin University. He conducts research on organised crime, terrorism, cyber-crime and security and multi-agency responses to such problems across organisational boundaries and professional disciplines. His recent publications have appeared in various international journals, including the Australian and New Zealand Journal of Criminology, Global Crime, Police Practice and Research, Policing, Policing and Society, and Security Journal.


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  • Dr Linzi Wilson-Wilde OAM

    Director, ANZPAA National Institute of Forensic Science


    Dr Linzi Wilson-Wilde is the Director of the National Institute of Forensic Science at the Australia New Zealand Policing Advisory Agency (ANZPAA). Linzi has been working in forensic science since 1996. At ANZPAA, she was instrumental in the development and publication of forensic science Standards for the Australian and International community, investigating new DNA technology and implementing a new framework for cross-jurisdictional activities in forensic science in Australia and New Zealand.


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  • Mr Ben Cooper

    Managing Director, Tricky Jigsaw


    Ben is an internationally awarded innovation leader with two decades of experience. He founded Tricky Jigsaw, part of the M&C Saatchi Group, which holds first place in Australian Financial Review’s ‘Most Innovative Company’ list. Tricky Jigsaw’s process of systematic creativity offers businesses, organisations and institutions the ability to rethink their impact through product, services and experiences. He is personally recognised amongst the top 20 creatives in Australia by the Adnews Creativity List 2017.


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