Learning Partners

Learning Partners

Visiting Fellows

In 2019 our Visiting Fellows are drawn from the Australian Federal Police, NSW Police, Queensland Police, South Australia Police, Victoria Police, Western Australia Police and Hong Kong Police, see more about our Visiting Fellows below.

2019

Bob Fauser

Bob joined South Australia Police as a 17 year old in 1980. He spent the next 17 years in uniform operations in both city and country postings. In 2000 Bob was promoted to a Senior Sergeant position in the then new intelligence function established under the Focus 21 reforms that included the concept of ‘intelligence led policing’.

Bob was promoted to Inspector in 2004 and as a result of working on a small project team that developed and implemented the Emergency Management Act (SA)2004 Bob was seconded to the Department of Premier and Cabinet for two years developing and implementing multi-agency emergency management arrangements in light of the 9-11 terrorist attacks.

When Bob returned to SAPOL he remained in a counter-terrorism, emergency management role, firstly as the OC Security Intelligence Section and then OC Emergency and Major Events Section.

From these central support areas Bob was promoted to a Local Service Area Commander role in country South Australia. Bob acknowledges that this was perhaps the steepest part of his management and leadership learning curve.

In 2009, Bob was promoted into the role of OC Centre for Leader Development. Bob was responsible for promotional programs to Superintendent rank. It was in this role that Bob developed a deep interest in the study of crisis decision making particularly in a command and control context. This interest was driven in part by his participation in the AIPM Graduate Diploma program. After four years, Bob was transferred to the Branch responsible for the S.A. Police centralised road policing resources.

In 2015, Bob was promoted to Chief Superintendent where he was initially the Coordinator for Operations Support Service and was then moved to lead the implementation of an organisational reform program.

Bob holds a Bachelor of Applied Science and a Master in Leadership and Management (Policing).

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2019

Paul Morris

Paul Morris is a Detective Superintendent in the Australian Federal Police (AFP) with over 35 years policing experience. Between February 2017 and December 2018 Paul was the Det/Supt in charge of AFP Covert and Capabilities (North) based in Sydney.

September 2014 Paul was cross posted from The Hague to London to take up the role as AFP Senior Liaison Officer for the United Kingdom based within the Australian High Commission London. Paul was responsible for managing and coordinating the strategic, operational and tactical engagement with foreign law enforcement within his area of responsibility.

Between February 2011 and September 2014, Paul was the AFP Senior Police Liaison Officer based at the Australian Embassy, The Hague, Netherlands. He was responsible for the management and coordination of all enquires and investigations concerning organised crime and terrorism for North Western Europe.

Between September 2007 and January 2011, Paul was the AFP Detective Superintendent in charge of the Joint Counter Terrorism Team (JCTT) based in Sydney. This is a multi agency team tasked with preventing and investigating terrorist offences in the State of New South Wales, Australia.

Between July 2004 and September 2007, Paul was posted to the Australian High Commission London as the Australian Federal Police Liaison Officer for the United Kingdom, Ireland, France, Spain and Portugal. Paul was promoted to Detective Superintendent during his posting to London.

to his deployment to London, Paul managed the Close Personal Protection (CPP) Teams within the AFP Sydney office. This office was responsible for providing CPP to Visiting Heads of State/Government, Diplomatic Community and Australian High Office Holders including the Prime Minster and the Governor General. Between 2000 and 2001, Paul managed the AFP Sydney Office for Professional Standards responsible for all AFP Internal Investigations in NSW, Victoria, Queensland and Western Australia.

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2019

Terry Fang

Terry joined the Hong Kong Police in 2004 as a Probationary Inspector with a Bachelor Degree of Social Science. He was promoted to Chief Inspector in 2012 and Superintendent in 2016. Before commencing his current one-year secondment post at AIPM as a Visiting Follow, Terry was responsible for commanding a Division at the Operations Wing, Police Headquarters.

During the early stage of his career, Terry served as a frontline commander in Patrol Sub-unit, Task Force sub-unit, District Special Duty Squad in Sham Shui Po District, and a Platoon Commander in the Police Tactical Unit in Kowloon West Region. He later moved to work as a detective and was the officer-in-charge of Divisional Investigation Team, Regional Special Duty Squad and Regional Anti-Triad Unit.

In the rank of Chief Inspector, Terry had served in the Recruitment Division of Personnel Wing, engaged in a special project of the Operations Wing and later took part in some sophisticated drug investigations in the Narcotics Bureau. Upon promotion to Superintendent in 2016, he was posted to the Operations Wing to oversee the operations of the Headquarters Command and Control Centre as well as planning for manpower resources to cater for large-scale emergencies and major events. He was also responsible for matters pertaining to boundary security, anti-illegal immigration strategies, as well as policing policy of critical infrastructure.

Terry attained a Master Degree of Arts in 2014 and had attended a number of overseas and mainland development programs including Graduate Certificate Program at AIPM (2015), Mainland Study Programme at the Beijing People’s Police College (2011) and Senior Police Administration Course at the Canadian Police College in Canada (2010).

Terry is now temporarily living in Sydney with his wife and their two young children. He enjoys doing sports, reading and listening to music.

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2019

Rob Critchlow

Rob graduated from the NSW Police Force Academy in 1990 and was stationed at Waverley Police Station. Rob then performed duties in Highway Patrol, Beats, General Duties and Criminal Investigation. In1999 Rob was seconded to the elite National Crime Authority, beginning a career in Major Crime investigation that continued with the State Crime Command in the Asian, Drug and Gangs Squads.

He was promoted to Detective Inspector at the Asian Crime Squad leading complex investigations targeting drug importation, supply and manufacture as well as extortions and money laundering. He was then seconded to Police Corporate Services to implement the NSW State Plan, develop organisational crime reduction policy and manage projects for the Commissioner and Deputy Commissioner. He was the Acting Commander of the Governance Unit, overseeing accountability panels for the executive and field commanders. He also provided high level briefings to the Minister of the day on Alcohol Related Crime and other public safety issues.

Rob was promoted to Superintendent in 2012 to his first command at the North Shore Local Area Command (LAC) and after a major reform and modernisation of that station transferred to The Hills LAC in 2013. He has been the police sponsor for the prevention of abuse of older persons and is a vigorous advocate for the rights of victims, including survivors of institutional child sexual abuse and domestic violence. He is committed to his community and has received a number of awards for community contribution including a Rotary Paul Harris Fellowship, Hills Council Australia Day Award and was a nominee for the NSW Justice Medal. Rob is a White Ribbon Ambassador.

Rob was awarded a Master of Public Administration from Sydney University and Master of Management and Leadership and Bachelor of Policing (Investigations) from Charles Sturt University. He is a co-author of a paper on the abuse of older people published in the journal Emergency Medicine Australasia and has published another piece in the Elder Law Journal of Western Sydney University. He was a casual lecturer at Macquarie University, teaching organised crime on the Master of Security Studies and Criminology program. He is an experienced forward commander at major sporting events including the Cricket World Cup and is a trained counter terrorism forward commander.

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2019

Brad Sorrell

Brad joined the Western Australia Police Force in September 1987. His introduction to policing involved duties associated with some of Western Australia’s most notorious criminals involved in the Fremantle Prison riots.

In 1992, he transferred to Carnarvon, 900km north of Perth and experienced all facets of policing including serious crime and emergency management. After several years of metropolitan policing he resumed Regional Western Australia (RWA) duties as Officer in Charge (OIC) of Dalwallinu Police. In 2001, he transferred to Newman in the desert region of Western Australia and performed the role of Acting Senior Sergeant in the wake of the air tragedy that killed four police officers.

Following the RWA theme he transferred to Broome as the Operations Manager and was involved in emergency management duties and servicing remote indigenous communities. After 12 months Brad was appointed OIC of Harvey Police Station located in the south west of the state where he served three years. Throughout this period of his career he became interested in academic development and participated in business studies with Edith Cowan University.

In 2007, he was awarded the Commissioners Medal for Excellence in recognition of his leadership abilities. Brad received his Commission to the rank of Inspector in 2009 and served at that rank in Bunbury and South East Metropolitan Districts. During this period he attended the 122nd PMDP at AIPM attaining a Graduate Certificate in Applied Management (Policing and Emergency Services).

In December 2012, Brad was promoted to the rank of Superintendent in charge of Community Engagement Division. Over the past six years he has been in charge of the South Metropolitan and South East Metropolitan Districts, with significant leadership roles in two Agency restructures. In 2014, he was awarded the Graduate Diploma of Executive Leadership (Policing and Emergency Services) at the AIPM.

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2019

Lisa McMeekan

2019

Julie Duncan

Acting Superintendent Julie Duncan commenced as a police officer within the Queensland Police Service (QPS) in 1989 and served in various locations throughout the State during her service. Julie has substantial operationally experience in general duties, plain clothes, training and corporate areas including attaining her Detective’s appointment in 1998.

Before her current role as Acting Superintendent, Visiting Fellow with the Australian Institute of Police Management, her substantive position was the Staff Officer to the QPS Deputy Commissioner (Regional Operations) who is responsible for the strategic deployment of over 9000 officers.
In recent years, Julie was the Honorary Aide-de-Camp for the Queensland Governor, Ministerial Liaison Officer to the Minister for Police, and as the Staff Officer to the Commissioner, Deputy Commissioner and various Assistant Commissioners providing high level executive support on operational and strategic policing matters.

Julie recently performed the challenging role of Staff Officer, supporting the State Disaster Coordinator during Cyclones Debbie, Nora, Iris and Owen.

In 2010, she was seconded to the then Crime and Misconduct Commission as a primary investigator for Operation Tesco, investigating alleged serious police corruption on the Gold Coast.

Julie has been awarded the Gold and Highly Commended Richard Symes Warry Excellence in Police Education and Training Awards as well as receiving the National Police Service Medal, National Police Medal (25 years), Queensland Police Service Medal (25 year clasp) and the 150th Sesquincentenary, Queensland Flood and G20 Citations.

Acting Superintendent Duncan holds a Bachelor of Policing (Investigations) (Charles Sturt University) and is currently completing a Graduate Certificate in Business (Managing and Leading in the Public Sector) (Queensland University of Technology).

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