With our Security & Risk Management Head Office in Byron Bay NSW, we are quickly growing to cover all surrounding areas with expansion to all major Australian Capital cities in the near future.
Dan has been employed in the investigation & intelligence industries for the past 19 years and holds formal qualifications in policing, investigations, intelligence, security operations and security risk management.
Dan was formerly employed by the Australian Security Intelligence Organisation (ASIO), New South Wales (NSW) Police Force, Queensland Police Service and the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) Department of Justice & Community Service. Dan was seconded to the Australian Federal Police (AFP) and NSW Crime Commission during his employment as a NSW Police Counter Terrorism Intelligence Officer. During this time Dan, provided intelligence and prosecution support to the Operation Pendennis Terrorism trial in Sydney during 2007-2009.
Further, Dan was a Consultant Advised to the Department of Prime Minister & Cabinet during 2016-2017; focused on breaches in the Australian Public Service (APS) Code of Conduct.
Dan was initially recruited to ASIO in 2011 as an Operations Liaison Officer and served in Sydney, NSW prior to transferring to Canberra, ACT. In this role Dan, was actively engaged in aviation and border security intelligence operations and utilised his advanced interpersonal skills for engaging with high-level government stakeholders and foreign dignitaries. As an ASIO Officer, Dan maintained a Positive Vet national security clearance (highest Australian Security Clearance) which was a demonstration of his ethics and accountability.
During this time, Dan received a wide range of surveillance related training from a variety of national and international experts including; ASIO, NSW Police Force, U.S Department of State (NCIS) and U.S Department of Defense.
Under the banner of Halpin Consulting, Dan continues to co-ordinate surveillance operations for private and commercial clients. Dan’s operations have him and his team to to many corners of the globe where they consistently meet their client’s needs and expectations.