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Expert Panelists

The following countries are represented by our expert speakers and panelists (click here for the speakers):

  • Australia

  • Brazil

  • Canada

  • France

  • Italy

  • Japan

  • Netherlands

  • New Zealand

  • Sweden

  • United Kingdom

  • United States

(Names are listed alphabetically, each name will link to the panel they are part of)


Adria Adams, PsyD

  • Director, Health and Wellness Section, New York City Police Department (USA)


Randy P. Auerbach, PhD, ABPP

  • Associate Professor Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Columbia University; Division of Clinical Developmental Neuroscience, Sackler Institute

  • ​Co-Director, Center for the Prevention and Treatment of Depression

  • Director, Translational Research on Affective Disorders and Suicide Laboratory

John Bale

  • Co-Founder and Managing Director, Fortem Australia (Australia)

Irene Barath

  • Instructor (retired), Leadership Development Unit Team Leader, Resilience and Wellness Training Coordinator, Ontario Police College (Canada)

Amy Boudreau, B.A., ICPS, SAS-AP® #2749

  • Constable, Project manager, Breakthrough Wellness Team, York Regional Police (Canada)


Monica Brooker, PhD

  • Clinical Psychologist; Assistant Commissioner, Equity and Inclusion, New York City Police Department (USA)


Peter Collins, MD

  • Associate Professor, University of Toronto; Forensic Psychiatrist, Criminal Behaviour Analysis Section, Ontario Provincial Police (Canada)

Stephanie Conn, PhD

  • Psychologist (USA)

Jordyn Feingold, MD, MSCR, MAPP

  • Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai (USA)

Patrik Forsemalm, Superintendent

  • Superintendent/Development officer, National Operations Department, Swedish Police Authority (Sweden)​​

Neil Gang, Chief

  • Chief of Police, Pinole (CA) Police Department (USA)

Belinda Goodwin

  • Secretary Wellbeing Committee; Police Federation (United Kingdom)

Catherine Goodwin, PhD

  • Clinical Psychologist; Assistant Director Inclusion, Culture, and Wellbeing, Welsh Ambulance Services (United Kingdom)


Chelsia Harris, DNP, RN, FNP-BC

  • Executive Director of Nursing, Lipscomb University

Peter Heck​, Senior Sergeant

  • Senior Sergeant, State Negotiator Coordinator, Special Response Group, Queensland Police Service (Australia)

  • Capability Advisor for Negotiation, Australia New Zealand Counter Terrorism Committee 

David Marshall, BSc, MSc, MBSC

  • Superintendent, British Transport Police (United Kingdom) 

  • Chair, National Police Suicide Prevention Group 

Aaron McClure, Crisis Negotiation Team Coordinator

  • Sergeant, Crisis Negotiation Team Coordinator, Ontario Provincial Police


Brad Norris

  • Managing Director, Synergy Health (New Zealand)

Marcel Queiroz

  • Pharmaceutical Sciences Researcher Federal University of Bahia (Brazil)

  • International Association for Human Values (USA) 


Linda Rosenberg, MSW

  • Director of External Relations, Columbia University Department of Psychiatry Director


Megan Rogers, PhD

  • Postdoctoral fellow, Mount Sinai Beth Israel; Student Division Committee Chair, American Association of Suicidology (USA)


Lewis Schlosser, PhD, ABPP

  • Board Certified Police and Public Safety Psychologist; Fellow American Psychological Association (USA)


Golnaz Tabibnia, PhD

  • Assistant Research Professor, University of California - Irvine (USA)​​​


Mark Wachter, Deputy Inspector

  • Commanding Officer, Health and Wellness Section, New York City Police Department (USA)


Tony Walker, ASM

  • Chief Executive Officer, Ambulance Victoria; Associate Professor (Australia)


Jennifer Wild, PhD

  • Associate Professor in Experimental Psychology & Consultant Clinical Psychologist, University of Oxford (United Kingdom)​​

Kristen Ziman, Chief

  • Chief of Police, Aurora, Illinois

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