Dr Alan Beckley
Honorary Industry Fellow
Dr Alan Beckley is an Honorary Industry Fellow, International Studies and Education, in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at the University of Technology Sydney, Australia. Alan was a police officer in the UK for 30 years, serving in the Surrey and West Mercia forces; after retiring he worked as a management consultant with forces in the UK and Europe, and taught at four UK universities. An expert in corporate governance and police ethics/human rights issues, risk and contingency planning, and comparative legal and policing studies, in 2010 he moved to Australia and became a Senior Lecturer at Charles Sturt University, Australian Graduate School of Policing at Manly. From 2012, Alan was employed by Western Sydney University in positions in the Office of Widening Participation; he also taught several subjects and retired in 2016. In 2019, he was awarded a PhD (Doctor of Philosophy) by Western Sydney University, and the subject of his dissertation was: Examining human rights and ethical practice in Australian policing: A New South Wales Case Study.