Rob Gilder

Rob Gilder


Rob is an accomplished trainer with a strong government and investigations background.


  • Advanced Diploma of Public Safety (Police Investigations)
  • Advanced Diploma of Management: Management
  • Certificate IV in Training and Assessment
  • Trait Emotional Intelligence Certification


Rob’s career in the Australian Federal Police spaned more than 30 years and specialised in investigating serious organised crime.

During his time in the police force, Rob was seen as an innovative trainer and influencer of training initiatives that has been proven to bolster staff capability and improve best practice, which has contributed to a disruption and dismantling of organised criminal syndicates. Rob has always enjoyed delivering and developing training to bring out the best in a highly skilled and operationalised workforce.

Rob’s training expertise is in strategic planning; investigations; covert operations; risk management; brief management; contemporary law enforcement; financial crime; intelligence; evidence collection; avenues of enquiry; statements; Commonwealth Legislation; stakeholder management; resource management; and reporting.

Rob has facilitated training locally, nationally and internationally on a variety of topics relating to best practice, investigative strategies, capability training and capacity building. Rob has been deployed to Timor Leste, Solomon Islands, Nigeria, Turkey, Singapore, Ukraine and Fiji to deliver training and mentor police across a variety of capabilities and expertise.

Rob’s innovative use of investigative techniques has resulted in effectively identifying training needs and developing training to increase operational effectiveness.


  • Investigations
  • Risk management
  • Strategic thinking
  • Law enforcement
  • Intelligence
  • Stakeholder management
  • Resource management
  • Training and assessment
  • Innovation
  • Communication
  • Negotiation
  • Working in government
  • Specialist training
  • Criminal investigations
  • Professional development