About Dave Neal

NEAL Consulting Solutions

About Dave Neal

Dave Neal

Dave Neal

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University of Sydney
Graduate Diploma (Faculty of Law), Criminology 1996 – 1998

Safer by Design CPTED Course 2013
NSW Police Force Field Support Command – Education & Training

Secta Training Academy
Certificate IV Security Risk Management 2012

Protective Security Coordination Centre
Certificate, Security Risk Management 2001 – 2001

Deakin University
Graduate Certificate, Managing Human Resources 2002 – 2002

NSW Police Academy
Criminal Investigator – Detective, Criminal Investigation – Detectives Education Programme 1990 – 1990

Joint Leadership Programme
The Victoria Police College (Qantas/Australia Post)

Project Management
The University of Sydney (Centre for Continuing Education)

Project Management
Kepna Tregoe Development

NSW Police Force Commendation
State Crime Command
Awarded in 2007 in recognition of dedication and commitment during the investigation of two high profile murders

The Australian National Medal
Presented for 15 years diligent service as a member of the NSW Police Force

Rotary International Group Study Exchange
Selected as a team member to travel to Houston Texas, USA

Pride in Workmanship Award
Presented by the Rotary Club of French’s Forest whilst attached to the French’s Forest Police Station

Dave Neal is the Managing Director & Principal Consultant at Neal Consulting Solutions.

He has expertise in security risk management, protective security, project management, accreditation and event management system development having worked at major events such as APEC 2007 and CHOGM in 2011. Dave has 18 years’ experience in the security industry and has held senior management positions in high profile organisations such as Qantas Airways and Australian Government agencies including the Department of Defence and the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet.

He holds a Graduate Diploma in Criminology from the University of Sydney – Faculty of Law and amongst other qualifications holds a Certificate IV in Security Risk Management. Dave has a Class 2A Security Licence and a Master Security Licence issued by the NSW Police Security Licensing and Enforcement Directorate. He also possesses an Australian Government Security Clearance issued by the Australian Government Security Vetting at the level of Negative Vetting Level 2 (Top Secret o Negative Vet).

Prior to embarking upon a career in the security industry Dave accumulated 16 years experience in the field of law enforcement with the NSW Police Force both in tactical roles and as a Detective in the Homicide Squad. Dave has received the Australian National Medal for long and diligent service as a member of the NSW Police Force and a State Crime Command commendation for dedication and commitment in relation to a multiple homicide investigation. Dave’s key strengths include developing effective teams, aligning operational effort with strategic business goals, in addition to having excellent communication and presentation skills.

He is also proficient in the area of identifying and defining user requirements and developing effective solutions through creative systems development. He is a personable, reliable, passionate and committed professional who understands the importance of customer service and satisfaction.

Dave's Specialities

  • Strategic Security Planning and Integration
  • Security Risk Management Project Management (Large Scale Security Projects)
  • Security alarm system design, acceptance testing and commissioning
  • Electronic access control design, acceptance testing and commissioning
  • Security Identification Services management (project management, pass production/printing schedules, vetting processes, background checks)
  • Protective Security (esp, physical and electronic security)
  • Major Event Accreditation and Event Management System Implementation
  • Policy/Procedure development and implementation

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NEAL Consulting Solutions, in conjunction with Centium Software and Touchpoint Meeting Services, offer comprehensive security, access control and accreditation solutions to corporate, political and sporting events.
We provide expert advice, risk management, access control implementation and credential production and distribution.
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