Ian is the Forensic Interview Solutions, FIS, Executive Director Asia Pacific and is the main client contact for the region.
He is a qualified Cert IV Trainer Assessor and as such designs, delivers and assesses the PEACE Investigative Interview course, and other courses for FIS. Ian was a United Kingdom serving law enforcement officer with both the Royal Military Police, RMP and Greater Manchester Police, GMP for a period of 30 years.
He served in both the Special Investigation Branch of the RMP and was a Detective in GMP, he also served as a Detective Sergeant in the Internal Investigation unit of GMP. He was and is a PEACE practitioner having conducted many investigations and interviews.
He retired from Greater Manchester Police as an Inspector having also served time as an Acting Chief Inspector. Having left the police service, he moved to Singapore where he became a Certified Fraud Examiner with the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners and was immersed in corporate fraud investigation.
On moving to Australia, he remained in the public service integrity space working as a Senior Investigation Officer for the Victorian Ombudsman and latterly the Senior Fraud Investigator for the Victorian Department of Education and Training.
In the last twelve months he has also worked within the child protection space interviewing witnesses and subjects again utilizing the PEACE investigative interview methods. He has spent the last four years with FIS and designed the virtual training package which has been at the centre of the Australian Securities and Investments Commission, ASIC, PEACE Investigative Interview training for the last two years.
He has also delivered virtual and face to face training to Price Waterhouse Coopers, PWC, Asia Pacific Forensic investigation teams, the Victorian Auditor General’s Office, VAGO, Australian Border Force, Victoria Corrections Service and the Independent Broad-based Anti-Corruption Commission, IBAC amongst others.