Partnerships

SPEAKERS

Zoe Chenier-Hinde

Law Enforcement Partnerships Manager

Auror

Zoe Chenier HindeZoe Chenier - Hinde worked as an Intelligence analyst for Victoria Police from 2018 to 2021, spending time in real-time, operational and strategic units. After leaving Victoria Police Zoe went to Emergency Management Victoria as a Lead Intelligence Officer, overseeing the day-to-day intelligence operations of the state emergency sector as well as long term strategic development. After leaving the public sector, Zoe joined Auror as the first Law Enforcement Partnerships Manager for Australia. Auror is focused on the power of partnership and collaboration to drive real results on a global scale, helping retailers report, prevent and solve crime in stores. Focusing on police engagement and relationship development, Zoe oversees the expansion of Auror’s partnership with state and local police across Australia.

Zoe holds a Bachelor of Criminology from Deakin University, a Master of Criminology and Criminal Justice from Griffith University, and a Diploma of Police Intelligence Practice. Zoe is currently completing a Master of Intelligence through Macquarie University.

 

Torren Dimovski

Senior Intelligence Analyst

Counter Terrorism Command, Fixated Threat Assessment Centre, Victoria Police

Torren DIimovskiTorren is a Senior Intelligence Analyst at the Victorian Fixated Threat Assessment Centre. Torren has worked at Counter Terrorism Command, Victoria Police since 2018 and is part of an Intelligence team that supports operations and conducts strategic analysis of emerging threats to the national security environment.

 

 

 

Louise Douglas-Major

Intelligence Manager
NSW Crime Commission

Louise Douglas MajorLouise Douglas-Major has worked in various intelligence roles within the NSW Crime Commission for more than 15 years, including as an intelligence manager for the last ten years. Louise has specialised in the investigation of money laundering offences, but also has extensive experience in the investigation of serious drug offences, fraud, and a range of other matters. Throughout her career, Louise has worked in partnership with different law enforcement and regulatory agencies and is always looking for ways in which joint agency investigations can be improved.

Most recently, Louise led the Crime Commission’s contribution to the NSW Inquiry into the allegation that there is widespread money laundering through electronic gaming machines.

 

Helen Glazebrook

Senior Specialist Intelligence Analyst 

Australian Government

Helen GlazebrookHelen is a long-standing member of AIPIO and has worked across a range of agencies in law enforcement, national security, transport security and corrections intelligence over the last 25 years after completing a Bachelor of Arts in Justice Studies at Queensland University of Technology.

Helen currently works for the Australian Government as a Senior Intelligence Analyst and has recently been awarded a Winston Churchill Fellowship to investigate international best practice in corrections intelligence after completing a secondment with Queensland Corrective Services where she conducted a review of their intelligence capability and capacity. Helen is honoured to have been awarded the Churchill Fellowship and will provide the conference with a summary of her findings.

 

Zac Panopoulos

Senior Intelligence Analyst

Counter Terrorism Command, Fixated Threat Assessment Centre, Victoria Police

Zac PanopoulosZac is a Senior Intelligence Analyst at the Victorian Fixated Threat Assessment Centre (VFTAC). Zac joined Victoria Police in Intelligence Collection in 2018 and obtained a position in the intelligence team at VFTAC in 2020, conducting strategic and operational analysis on issues and threats within the national security environment.

 

 

 

John Schmidt

Founder/Synthesist
CANSYNTH

John SchmidtJohn M Schmidt, founder of CANSYNTH, practices the discipline of Synthesis in relation to strategic intelligence, foresight, strategic planning, organizational development, risk analysis and management, and counter-terrorist resourcing.

John “retired” in 2015 from FINTRAC (Canada’s financial intelligence unit) after fifteen years. Between 2006 and 2011, John was seconded to Canada’s Integrated Threat (now Terrorism) Assessment Centre (ITAC), where, among other things, he produced products related to threats to critical infrastructure and a major study and model of terrorist resourcing. Returning to FINTRAC, he led its Strategic Research and Analysis team, responsible for strategic and policy-relevant analysis. He led the development of the Egmont Group’s Strategic Analysis Course, and its delivery internationally from 2013 to 2015.

Before FINTRAC, John worked for the Alberta Attorney General’s Department (1977-1988), University of Canberra (1988-1989), Australian Attorney-General’s Department (1989-2000), and AUSTRAC (2000). John has BSc and MSc degrees in Psychology. He has published articles on intelligence and foresight in academic and professional journals, including Synthesis: The necessary, but often neglected component of intelligence, Journal of the Australian Institute of Professional Intelligence Officers, Volume 27 Issue 2 (2019), and a chapter on terrorist resourcing, in Terrorism and Counterterrorism in Canada, UT Press Jan 29, 2020.

 

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