As a former Australian Federal Police detective, Simon is a highly accomplished and nationally awarded investigator with over 20 years of investigative and advisory experience. He is accomplished in undertaking highly sensitive, secret and complex investigations in the criminal, civil and canon law arenas and has many years of experience in the investigative interviewing of primary and secondary age school children and vulnerable adults.


Bringing experience as a former Australian Federal Police detective, Simon’s highly recognised and awarded expertise spans:

  • investigations
  • safeguarding children & young people
  • compliance
  • complaint management
  • conflict resolution
  • employee misconduct
  • safeguarding vulnerable adults
  • mediation
  • cyber safety
  • security risk assessment

Simon has undertaken countless investigations involving various offences and crime types including:

  • reportable conduct
  • grooming
  • sexual assault
  • professional misconduct
  • corruption
  • fraud
  • bullying
  • bribery
  • corruption

Qualifications & Skills
  • Graduate Certificate in Education (Safeguarding Children & Young People)
  • Bachelor of Arts (Criminology)
  • Diploma of Engineering (Security Technology)
  • Diploma of Policing
  • Diploma of Security & Risk Management
  • Diploma of Government (Investigation)
  • Certificate III in Investigative Services

Simon has worked for many years with educational and religious institutions to assist them in managing serious staff misconduct, policy advice and conflict resolution.

He is a regular speaker on the safeguarding of children, young people and vulnerable adults, employee professional standards and conduct, escalated complaint resolution, cyber safety and terrorism.


Professional Associations & Licences
  • Australian & New Zealand Educational Law Association
  • Australian Institute of Professional Investigators
  • Blue Knot Foundation
  • Australian Security Industry Association
  • Resolution Institute
  • Licenced Investigator (Victoria)
  • Registered Security Adviser (Victoria)
  • Working with Children Check (Victoria)
  • National Criminal History Check
Honours & Awards
  • National Medal
  • Australian Federal Police Service Medal
  • Australian Defence Medal
  • Commissioner’s Commendation
  • Group Citation for Conspicuous Conduct
  • Operations Medal