Decades of Community Safety Experience

ISMCPI Management Team

Tony Lake - General Manager

Tony commenced working with ISMCPI in 2007 after more than 36 years with the Queensland Police Service (QPS), Australia. Until 1990, Tony was an operational police officer serving in various parts of Queensland. 

In 1990, Tony was promoted to the rank of Inspector and was one of three officers tasked with the implementation of community policing in Queensland. 

In the early 1990s he was a member of Police Beat Shopfront Program and was responsible for the development of the School Based Policing Program for Queensland. Tony was responsible for introducing and promoting the principles of Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED) to the QPS. 

Just prior to his retirement from QPS he was attached to the Office of the Commissioner where he developed CPTED Guidelines for the State of Queensland and drafted CPTED policy and training for the QPS.

Tony is a past President and  Director of the International CPTED Association (ICA). He chaired the organising committee for both the 6th and 9th ICA CPTED Conferences held in Brisbane in 2001 and 2004, and co-authored and presented a paper at CPTED-2005 in Chile. 

Tony has delivered presentations on CPTED at the International Policing Conference, Illuminating Engineers Society of Australia & New Zealand, NZ Ministry of Justice and the Local Government New Zealand Community Safety Conference, and workshops for organisations such as Christchurch, Auckland, North Shore, Papakura, Porirua and Selwyn City and District Councils, Community Patrols NZ, Neighbourhood Support NZ and New Zealand Police. 

He has assisted with the development of CPTED solutions for areas in Napier, Turangi, North Shore, Christchurch, Porirua, Rotorua, Tauranga, Manakau and Rolleston in New Zealand, as well as in numerous locations in Australia.

John Goldsworthy - Director, International Operations (Principal Facilitator)

After a career of over 40 years in the Queensland Police Service (QPS), Australia, including over 10 years in the Crime Prevention Unit, John now designs and facilitates Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED) Workshops for Government, Urban Design, Planning and allied professionals in the Asia - Pacific Region. 

CPTED is something that he has a passion for, as one of the pioneers of the concept in Australia, introducing CPTED to Government, Community and Industry bodies.

 John was the QPS CPTED, Personal Safety and Property Security subject matter expert for major infrastructure projects.  He was a regular media spokesperson on crime prevention issues.

John is a Director and Board Member of the International CPTED Association (ICA) and a member of the Crime Prevention Committee of the International Association of Chiefs of Police.

John received a QPS Award for Excellence in Crime Prevention for introducing Tourist Oriented Policing in partnership with Tourism Queensland.

John's service to the community received the following recognition :

Queensland Police Meritorious Service Medal

National Emergency Medal (Clasp Queensland 2010-11) for service with the Queensland Police Air Wing 

National Police Service Medal 

National Medal (2nd clasp)

Queensland Police Service Medal (40th year clasp) 

Queensland Flood and Cyclone, QPS 150 and G20 Citations

John has the following professional memberships:

Director & Board Member - International CPTED Association

Member of Crime Prevention Committee - International Association of Chiefs of Police

Member - International Cities, Town Centres and Communities (ICTC) Society

Member - Australia and New Zealand Society of Evidence Based Policing

Honorary Member - Master Locksmiths Association of Queensland

John holds an Advanced Diploma of Management and a Diploma of Project Management with industry relevance to Security and Crime Prevention. 

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