Our Regional &
Executive Teams

Meet our Regional Team

Lyndall Bruce (Milenkovic)
Senior Regional Vice President
Lyndall has over 27 years’ experience in Emergency Management and has established three companies in her Emergency Management Career since 1992. Lyndall has extensive experience in developing risk, safety, emergency and contingency management programs, procedures, and training packages, and has also been involved in four Olympics and three Commonwealth Games.

Scott Taylor
Regional Vice President
A court and tribunal recognised expert and with a strategic and systematic approach to security and business continuity management, Scott has over 27 years’ experience across the gamut of the security, safety, and risk industry. Scott sits on numerous International Security related councils to ensure he stays abreast of world best practise in his field of expertise which directly translates into improved outcomes for his clients.

Garrhett Thomas
Assistant Regional Vice President – Young Professionals
Garrhett is the security project manager for a major power utility company and started his career in operational security over 20 years ago.  Garrhett’s role as ARVP Young Professionals means he works with all Australian State Chapters to help support local young professional board members in developing our future security leaders.

Ben Beard
Assistant Regional Vice President-Digital & Technology
Ben advises Australian Government organisations on protecting their information. His main focus is physical security for information, but also consults on technical surveillance countermeasures, security risk management, policies and procedures, security awareness and training, security culture, and non-cyber information security.

Kathy Pavlich
Assistant Regional Vice President – Women in Security
As a respected Security and Risk Management Specialist with a career spanning more than 28 years, Kathy is known for her ability to grasp complex security issues in any field, comprehensively mitigate risk, manage issues that arise on-the-spot, and deliver safe outcomes. In 2015, Kathy was honoured to be presented with the Australian Security Medal in Canberra by The Hon. Philip Ruddock.

Rinske Geerlings
Assistant Regional Vice President – Events & Supporters
Rinske is a multi-award winning, internationally known consultant, speaker and certified Business Continuity & Risk Management trainer. Rinske is the founder, MD and principal consultant/trainer at Business As Usual. Rinske holds many certifications in her field and most recently was awarded Australian Business Woman of the Year 2010-13 by BPW and Risk Consultant of the Year 2017 (Australasia) by RMIA.

Robbie Sinclair
Assistant Regional Vice President – Audit & Compliance
Robbie Sinclair makes life easier for Chief Executives who have issues with risk management, physical and virtual security. He is an internationally respected and experienced risk, physical and cyber Security, business continuity, crisis management, and governance leader across multiple sectors. He has served on a number of senior boards and committees in Public Sector and Private Institutions as well as NFP boards.

Shane Norton CPP
Assistant Regional Vice President – Membership 
With more than 20 years’ of professional consulting experience, Shane leads a team of specialists that provide talented and trustworthy services to clients who seek to build secure, compliant and resilient organisations.  Shane is sought after as a business focused, risk proficient, and trusted adviser to Australia’s most successful blue chip organisations.

Daniel Bennell
Assistant Regional Vice President – Learning & Certification
Experienced Security Professional with a demonstrated history in operations, leadership, project management, risk management, planning and consulting over the past 16 years. Daniel is well versed in the strategies and principles to identify and manage risks in the physical security domain across all levels and market sectors, and a generalist in security design engineering, construction and commissioning.

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