Founder of Nemesis Consultancy Group
Peter was a member of the NSW Police Force for 17 years. Recently retiring as a Detective Sergeant, his predominant experience is in the field of criminal investigations. As a former Detective Sergeant, and more recently as the Investigations Manager, NSW Crime Commission, Peter has in-depth widespread knowledge of managing and conducting criminal investigations. Peter has extensive experience in:
~ Managing and conducting complex criminal investigations such as counter-terrorism, homicide, drugs, money laundering, sexual assault, asset confiscation matters, organised crime, alleged breach of internal policies & procedures and fraud.
~ Developing and establishing Investigation practice and procedures
~ Security risk assessment and management
~ Design, development and implementation of risk management plans, policies and procedures
~ Liaising with State, Federal and International government organisations
~ Collection, collation and storage of information and intelligence
~ Ensuring compliance with Departmental, State and Commonwealth legislation
~ Interviewing witnesses, victims, suspects, legal advisors, government organisations and financial institutions
~ Knowledge of operational strategies and deployment of appropriate evidence gathering techniques
~ Preparation and presentation of evidence during court proceedings
~ Quality assurance and ensuring professional standards of investigation and communication with partner agencies.
Peter has conducted terrorism related investigations/training in Egypt, France, England, Northern Ireland, Canada and the United States. Currently the subject co-ordinator with Charles Sturt University for Investigative Processes, Peter’s role includes teaching students about:
~ The Legal and Operational Framework of an Investigation
~ Investigation of complaints of fraud or other acts of misconduct
~ Conducting interviews and taking statements
~ Compiling a report/brief and finalising judicial proceedings
Peter is also responsible for the joint development of Investigation Management workshops and is trained in advanced interviewing techniques. He is currently undertaking a Diploma of Law as well as having completed a Masters (Investigations Management). Peter also holds a Private Investigators licence, security licence as well as a Certificate IV in Investigation (Government) Workplace Training and Assessment. Peter has been extensively awarded for previous criminal investigations, including the AFP Operations Medal, Investigation of the Year (Specialist), NSW Police Commissioner Commendation (x 4) for criminal investigations as well as being awarded the NSW Police Force Michael O’Brian Memorial Scholarship.