ANZPAA Leadership Team

Dr Tracey Green - Chief Executive Officer


tracey_website_smallDr Tracey Green is the Chief Executive Officer of the Australia New Zealand Policing Advisory Agency (ANZPAA), commencing in November 2021. Tracey has 22 years police experience as a sworn officer in the UK and her areas of expertise include serious and serial criminal investigation, in particular homicide, drug and police corruption. As a strong advocate of policing and police education, Tracey has a proven commitment to domestic and international collaboration with police and law enforcement agencies, ensuring education and research are operationally relevant and aligned to policing needs. She joins ANZPAA from Charles Sturt University where she was the Executive Dean, Faculty of Business, Justice and Behavioural Sciences.

Dr Grant Liddy

Dr Grant Liddy - Director, National Institute of Forensic Science

Grant joined ANZPAA (NIFS) in mid-June 2022 as our Director, NIFS. Grant has previously worked with the AFP across a variety of investigational areas which often involved the AFP’s international network engaging with foreign law enforcement partners to share intelligence and evidence. Grant was seconded to the Victoria Police Homicide squad, and has assisted with international missions in East Timor and delivered training in JCLEC and Manilla in collaboration with international law enforcement partners. In 2016, Grant joined the AFP’s Forensic command and since 2020 led the AFP’s Digital Forensic (DF) capability. He holds a PhD, Bachelor of Applied Science and Advanced Diploma of Investigations. 






Louise Cleary - Assistant Director, Business Operations and Communications

Louise manages the agency’s day-to-day business operations and corporate services including HR and finance, risk and audit, governance and compliance, communications & IT, information and records management. karla-lopez

Dr Karla Lopez - Assistant Director, Innovation & Research 

Karla is responsible for the Innovation and Research Team. This team offers strategic advice to the ANZPAA Board and ANZCoPP through research, critical analysis, benchmarking, literature reviews and strategic foresight/futures activities.

Dean Catoggio - Assistant Director, NIFS

Dean manages the delivery of the NIFS work program and projects, stakeholder engagement and contributes to strategic planning and establishing and developing best practice procedures, systems and programs.


Simon Williams - Assistant Director, Special Projects 

Simon provides strategic advice on issues affecting police, undertakes key liaison roles and works collaboratively to address key challenges and priorities for police jurisdictions across Australia and New Zealand.

Jacqueline Durand - Assistant Director, Policy and Projects

Jacqui manages the Policy and Projects Team. Jacqui and her team develop, review and assist in the implementation of policies and strategies relating to a range of contemporary policing issues. She also oversees the review of cross-jurisdictional instruments, police education and training materials. Read More.

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