Michael Phelan APM

Chief Executive Officer Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission and Director of the Australian Institute of Criminology

Michael Phelan APM

Chief Executive Officer Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission and Director of the Australian Institute of Criminology

Biography

Mr Phelan was appointed to the Australian Federal Police (AFP) in 1985 and during his career has worked in a variety of fields, including community policing, narcotics and serious fraud.

In September 2007, Mr Phelan was appointed as the Chief Police Officer for the Australian Capital Territory and in 2010 was promoted to Deputy Commissioner, taking up the role of Deputy Commissioner Close Operations Support overseeing the portfolios of High Tech Crime, Forensics and Intelligence.

In July 2013, Mr Phelan commenced as Deputy Commissioner Operations where he was responsible for the Crime Operations and Serious & Organised Crime portfolios including the AFP’s Overseas Network of agents.

In November 2014, Mr Phelan commenced the role of Deputy Commissioner National Security where he was responsible for Counter-Terrorism Operations and Protection Operations.

On the 13th November 2017, Mr Phelan was appointed Chief Executive Officer of the Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission and Director of the Australian Institute of Criminology.

Mr Phelan is currently a member of the Australian National Advisory Council on Alcohol and Drugs (ANACAD) and has previously held positions on the Boards of the Australian Crime Commission, Crimtrac and the Australian and New Zealand Police Advisory Agency.

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