Author, motivational Speaker, mental health advocaTE
2012 - Present
Professional Inspirational Speaker and Presenter up to 5000 people relating to mental wellness, PTSD and depression signs and symptoms, resilience, early intervention and suicide prevention.
Presenting at speaking events, keynote speeches, corporate days, school events, charity days, university lectures, expos, conferences.
Presentations to Lifeline telephone crisis support teams throughout Sydney and the Central Coast NSW.
Working with NSW Police Legacy on change initiatives as a member of the reference group 'BACKUP for Life' - a service for former NSW Police Officers and their families.
Mentor for Former Police as part of BACKUP for Life Program
Participation in university studies regarding PTSD
Member of Blue Voices
Please contact Simon for references on any of the above, also refer to testimonials section on website.
NSW Police Force
Detective Sergeant (Rank attained)
General duties Police Officer
Facilitator of training programs
Emergency Management and Counter terrorism
Crime Scene Preservation and Analysis
Community based policing
Investigative interview expert
Anti theft squad
Plain clothes operations
Crime prevention squad
Break and enter squad
Detective with over 10 years experience
I lead investigations of major crimes across areas of homicide, suicide investigations, armed robbery, high profile sexual related crimes as well as major frauds, assaults and drug operations. I also took part in a TV Series called 'The Suspects: True Australian Thrilers', season 1 Episode 2, where I detailed an investigation into the murder of Zoe Zou. During these investigations I worked with the media and gave interviews on TV, radio and in print media.
Toastmasters Public Speaking
Bachelor of Police Investigations
Advanced Diploma Public Safety
Advanced Diploma Justice
Diploma of Security & Risk Management
Diploma of Government (investigation)
Diploma of Policing
Diploma of Management
Diploma of Business
Certificate IV Community Services
Certificate IV Supervision (first line management)
Certificate IV Project Management
Certificate IV Education and Training