Committee Biographies

His Excellency General The Honourable David Hurley AC DSC (Ret'd)
Governor of New South Wales
Patron-in-Chief
John Sanderson, AC
Patron
Geraldine Doogue, AO
Patron
Andrew Colvin, APM, OAM
Patron
Matina Jewell
APMP Ambassador
Chairman Vice Chairman Treasurer Secretary
Project Adviser National Office Staff Web & Info Technology Canberra Coord
ADF Representative AFP Representative APPVA Representative UNOPAA Representative
UNAA Representative RSL Representative

Commissioner Andrew Colvin, APM, OAM, Patron

Andrew Colvin

Andrew Colvin joined the Australian Federal Police (AFP) in 1990 holding a number of portfolio responsibilities including Serious and Organised Crime, Counter Terrorism and High Tech Crime throughout his career.

Between 2002 and 2005 Commissioner Colvin was central to the AFP’s national and international response to terrorism including the 2002 Bali bombings, the 2003 Jakarta Marriott bombing and the 2004 Australian Embassy bombing. In 2003 Commissioner Colvin was awarded the Order of Australia Medal for his contribution to the Bali bombing investigation.

In 2008 Commissioner Colvin became the AFP’s first Assistant Commissioner in charge of High Tech Crime and served as AFP Deputy Commissioner for Operations (2010 to 2013), Operations Support (2013 to 2014) and National Security (2014). He holds a Masters in Public Administration from the Harvard Kennedy School of Government and was appointed the AFP’s 7th Commissioner on 02 October 2014.