Manager, Centre for Disaster Management and Public Safety
University of Melbourne
Ged is an Inspector in the Victoria Police Force in the State Emergencies and Security Command and a member of the Centre for Disaster Management and Public Safety. He has performed duties in general operations, marine policing, criminal investigations, intelligence and counterterrorism operations. He has performed a wide range of roles in East Timor including duties at the UN Serious Crimes Unit, Victoria Police Contingent Commander and as Liaison Officer supporting the former Victorian premier Steve Bracks during his work assisting Xanana Guasmao and the new government of East Timor. He is a member of the Australian Civil Corps and has been appointed as the Team Leader for the Post Disaster Response Team. He holds a Master of Police Practice, Master of Professional Education and Training and is currently completing a PhD at Melbourne University in regard to the next-generation emergency management systems and procedures.