Gerald Berkovics

VP Sales
Cellebrite APAC

Gerald BerkovicsFor over 20 years, Gerald has worked in innovation focused organizations, helping them adapt to the changing environment they operate in through the adoption of new technologies, processes and ways to look at and approach things. Gerald joined Cellebrite four years ago because of a strong alignment to Cellebrite’s call and mission to create a safer world through innovation, delivery of excellence and partnership with our customers to help protect our communities. He is passionate about empowering people realize their potential, innovation and making things. He is a strong believer that collaboration is crucial for bringing ideas into action and creating value.


Leneice Clifton

Green Door

Leneice CliftonLeneice has over 25 years’ experience as an Intelligence professional having completed 20 years in the Australian Army Intelligence Corps, 2 years as the Regional security Manager at Northrop Grumman and now as a senior contractor to Defence Intelligence. Since leaving the ADF Leneice has continued her commitment and passion to the profession of Intelligence and Security being one of the first Intelligence contractors supporting Headquarters Joint Operations Command.

Leneice is a skilled intelligence analyst with experience across tactical, operational and strategic commands. She is also skilled in Operational Intelligence Planning, Risk assessments, Business Resiliency and Contingency Planning, Physical and Protective security.


Shelagh Dorn PhD CICA

International Association of Law Enforcement Intelligence Analysts (IALEIA)

Shelagh DornDr. Shelagh Dorn began her career in criminal justice in 1991 with the Brunswick (Maine) Police, where she was a Deputy Marine Warden and reserve police officer. In addition to policing, she has public safety experience as a paramedic and volunteer firefighter in her early career. She was the senior criminal intel. analyst manager at the New York State Intelligence Center, a fusion center, from its inception in 2003 through 2011, followed by a stint with the John Finn Institute for Public Safety as the Assistant Director - Training & Technical Assistance.

Currently, Shelagh is a public safety analyst for Cornell University, her alma mater; and she teaches threat assessments for Michigan State University’s Master’s degree program in Law Enforcement Intelligence Analysis.

In 2009, Shelagh joined the International Board for the International Association of Law Enforcement Intelligence Analysts (IALEIA), and is completing her fourth term as IALEIA President, where she advocates internationally for analysts and professionalization.


Michael Le Huy

General Manager
Visual Analysis

Michael lehuyWith over 20 years of experience in various federal departments within Australia, Michael brings diverse experience across business & information technology transformation and operational leadership. Michael has spent the last 12 years in fraud and regulatory compliance bringing substantial operational experience in investigations, intelligence & data analytics. This is combined with experience in program and project management roles on large-scale government initiatives to deliver business transformation and information technology modernization to manage fraud and compliance within the public sector. Michael is based in Canberra, Australia, and is focused on leading the growth of VA and supporting VA's clients and customers through their technological innovation.


Brent Osmotherly

Delivery Lead

Brent OsmotherlyBrent is the Delivery Lead for Ripjar Australia and has over 15 years experience in the Intelligence field. Brent is an Intelligence Officer in the RAAF including two operational deployments and since leaving full time service has worked with multiple Intelligence analytical software platforms for Government and Law Enforcement. Brent has been able to shape and innovate technical solutions and has just concluded five years as the senior Systems Engineer on a Commonwealth implementation and deployment of the Ripjar Labyrinth Intelligence platform.



Mark Richards

Global Director, Business Development


Mark RichardsWith a legal background and over 20 years' experience in technology, Mark is the Global Director of Business Development at Sintelix. Bringing together a wealth of expertise in big data and process automation, he helps customers solve their data analysis challenges using the Sintelix text intelligence platform.

Armed with proven solutions for both intelligence and investigation needs, Mark works directly with customers in Government and Private sectors across the APAC region. He also supports internal and partner teams around the world to discover insights and unlock the hidden value in unstructured and semi-structured data sources.


Bernard Rix MA MBA

Founder and Publisher
Policing Insight and PolicingTV

Bernard Rix circularBernard Rix is the Founder and Publisher of Policing Insight and PolicingTV, the leading international media platforms for policing. Bernard's first experience of policing was as a management consultant in 1990, when he was commissioned by the UK's Home Office to work on a project examining factors affecting the motivation of constables and sergeants. Since then, he has worked on over 60 policing-related advisory projects, for Policing Insight Advisory and for previous employers such as Deloitte and PA Consulting, primarily in the UK but also in North America, across Europe and in the Middle East. He set up his own company, CoPaCC Ltd, in 2012, which - with the support of an outstanding and rapidly growing team - is increasingly well known globally for Policing Insight and PolicingTV, as well as for the World Class Policing Awards, for Policing People and for the Policing Friendship Tour. 


Arran Smith

General Manager ANZ

Arran SmithArran Smith served 20 years in the full-time Army, mostly as an officer in the Australian Intelligence Corps. Throughout his career, he developed a depth of experience in tactical and operational level analysis and collection, led deployed teams throughout the Middle East, and completed several joint postings and interagency secondments.

In 2019, Arran took a break from Army service and returned home to Perth as a senior executive in the WA Department of Justice. In this role he led the intelligence branch, responsible for collecting and analysing threat intelligence across a custodial estate that included 17 corrections facilities, about 7,100 incarcerated prisoners and approximately the same number of offenders serving community-based sentences.

In late 2021, Arran returned to Army service, this time as a part-time officer to develop a Joint Effects and Fusion capability within 13 Brigade, WA’s hybrid regular/reserve formation. Within the brigade headquarters, Arran’s team provides intelligence to support the generation of domestic and offshore effects in Australia’s only Indian Ocean-facing state.

Arran joined the world’s oldest OSINT company, Janes, in July 2022 as General Manager ANZ. His role is to build on an already solid foundation by further growing Janes’ partnerships across government, industry and academe through demonstrating the company’s leading-edge digital product lines.


BC Tan

Director of Risk Solutions Asia and Emerging Markets

Thomson Reuters

BC TanB.C. is an advocate on the use of intelligence, technology and data to more effectively uncover international illicit networks and safeguard our international financial system.

Currently a Director of Risk solutions for Thomson Reuters in the Asia and Emerging Markets region, B.C. had previously served the industry as Global Head of Trade Finance Proposition, APAC Head of Customer & 3rd Party Risk, APAC Head of Research, Global Head of Organised Crime Research for World-Check and more recently the Global Head of Data for a Regtech. 

In addition to his expertise in the fields Anti-Money Laundering and Counter Financing of Terrorism; BC is specialist in transnational organized crime networks, illicit trafficking, proliferation financing, maritime security and human trafficking. He speaks regularly at a variety of workshops and conferences on these topics for both the corporate and government sectors.


Danielle Williams

Lead Intelligence Analyst - Child Endangerment
Crisp Thinking

Danielle WilliamsWith 16 years’ experience working as an analyst within policing Danielle has now moved to the private sector leading a team of analysts identifying child endangerment risks online. Dani started her career as a researcher in 2004 with North Yorkshire Police and became an analyst shortly after. She joined Greater Manchester Police in 2008 and worked on the Major Incident Team for four years before becoming a divisional safeguarding analyst. She then moved over to work in a multi-agency CSE team working for the council, then moved to the Joint Slavery and Trafficking Analysis Centre within the NCA, before taking on a role as a Lead Analyst in an NPCC unit focusing on subjects such as International Coordination.

Dani was one of the winners of the ACIA awards in 2014 and went on to win the IALEIA award in 2015. She regularly speaks at conferences and enjoys promoting the work of analysis in law enforcement. In her spare time Dani is a special constable with West Yorkshire Police and having spent 8 years on the front line she now trains new recruits to be special constables.


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