John has over 40 years’ experience as an operational Police officer within the South Australian Police (SAPOL) attaining the rank of Superintendent. He possesses a wealth of capability across a multitude of emergency response, risk management and planning capability areas, with significant strategic, operational and tactical experience.
John spent over 17 years working within the Police Tactical Group, with roles including High Risk Policing, Terrorism Response, Dignitary Protection, Search and Rescue, Public Order Policing, and as a Police Diver.
From 2011 to 2014 John was the Officer in Charge Special Tasks and Rescue (STAR) Group, South Australia’s tactical police capabilities in response to terrorism threats. The oversight responsibilities included, but were not limited to; Police Tactical Group, Bomb Response, Negotiators and also included broader accountability for helicopter operations, public order policing, mounted policing, water police, and dog operations. Read More
Darren has extensive experience in the national security environment, with over 30 years working in law enforcement, counter terrorism and emergency management fields. He has actively led small teams at the National level in the field of exercise management, with a focus on developing preparedness and enhancing response for terrorism incidents. He consistently delivers high quality outcomes, utilising his strong strategic leadership and stakeholder engagement skills in managing relationships across government agencies, the private sector, and international partners.
Darren has been instrumental in the development and design of significant exercises across Australia, delivering tangible results and actionable outcomes. Read More
Greg has over 38 years’ experience with the NSW Police, he has been a Commander since 2001 attaining the rank of Detective Superintendent. Greg has a wide and diverse operational and corporate background within the NSW Police. His operational experience has seen him involved in a number of State significant operations as a Police Commander or Police Forward Commander. These have included the 2000 Olympics, 2005 Macquarie Fields riots, 2005 Cronulla riots, 2007 APEC event, 2010 Australian USAR Task Force deployed to Japan following the tsunami and earthquake disaster just to name a few. Greg has successfully lead the NSW Police Airwing purchasing aviation assets for the NSW Police and gaining a sound understanding of the aviation operating environment.
Greg has also successfully developed corporate governance and accountability systems to test the ongoing operational and corporate responses to key indicators and business drivers to ensure those that need to be held accountable for business results have access to centralised business data. He has also developed an accountability forum to hold senior Commanders and business managers accountable for results against established and agreed upon business indicators. Read More