John Durbridge

Head of Campus Security / Macquarie University

Starting his working life in the Police Force, John gained an invaluable insight into law enforcement throughout many different policing areas including general duties, the Operations Element of the Tactical Response Group, the Bureau of Criminal Intelligence. 

After attaining the rank of Senior Constable, John moved on to developing his own private security company which he co-founded. This company specialised in the supply of security officers to large sites such as major shopping centres, as well as catering for the security needs of many of Australia's Top 100 International Companies. 

After over twenty years of corporate experience, John joined the University in his current role as the Campus Security Manager. As one of the University's Campus Emergency Coordinators, John is responsible for the day to day emergency preparedness of the University as well as the strategic and operational  direction of Security Services. 

John is qualified as a Workplace Trainer and Assessor (Certificate IV level), and has successfully completed the Certificate IV in Occupational Health and Safety.