Scott HarrisFounder & CEO

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areas of expertise
  • Security vulnerability risk assessments
  • Active Armed Offender Incident (AAOI) Plans, Procedures and Training
  • Risk Management
  • Critical Incident and Emergency Management Consulting
  • BA, Justice Administration (Intelligence and Security) QUT
  • Advanced Certificate in Policing (Griffith University)
  • Queensland Police Service Management Development Program
  • Disaster Management / Disaster Risk Management (Queensland Counter Disaster & Rescue)

Prior to founding Workforce Resilience in 2015, Scott had a rewarding career as a sworn officer in the Queensland Police Service (QPS) spanning over 26 years, developing a comprehensive suite of skills to assist organisations build greater resilience within their workforce and reduce risk whilst enhancing operational security and safety.

Scott was chosen to lead the Business and Critical Infrastructure Engagement portfolio for the QPS G20 Group where he developed key partnerships, forged lasting relationships and delivered organisational resilience presentations and training to more than 30,000 business professionals across South East Queensland [Gold Award for Customer Focus – QPS Awards for Excellence and Winner, Customer Focus – Premiers Awards for Excellence].

Scott has an excellent working knowledge of security and operational requirements relative to facility and precinct management having performed the role of Facility Manager for Queensland Police Headquarters.

Scott’s strong business & relationship development skills, effective engagement capabilities & entertaining public speaking abilities serve to compliment a broader skill-set which he developed during extensive senior operational & corporate placements within QPS.

Scott’s passion for protecting the community, his drive for creating innovative resilience strategies within organisations, & his detailed knowledge of physical security / safety initiatives for your key assets (people / infrastructure / information / reputation) ultimately led to him founding Workforce Resilience & now sees him consulting to local, national and international public & private sector organisations.

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Our experienced professionals help you to understand the security challenges that exist in your workplace and provide solutions that reduce your potential for risk.

‘Scott! A massive thank you for the support you are providing to our Big W team. We continue to receive feedback on how this training has been taken away and utilised in stores including examples where store leaders have defaulted back to what they’ve learnt to safely navigate their team through serious situations – Donna & the Big W team’.

Donna McGrath
Safety Partner, Big W

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