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Warwick Jones

Australian Federal Police Chief Learning officer

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Warwick Jones was appointed as the Australian Federal Police Chief Learning officer in November 2019. This newly created role was established to bring together leadership, training, and development and enable the AFP to more appropriately and effectively support frontline police. During his time as Chief Learning Officer, Warwick has been focused on building a stronger learning culture, further improving AFP training and increasing focus on growing leaders and developing AFP staff.

Prior to commencing in this role, Warwick was Executive Director of the Australian Institute of Police Management from 2012. During his time as Executive Director he focused on furthering the AIPM’s reputation for quality leadership development for police and public safety executives. A notable achievement during this time was the development and delivery of the Australia and New Zealand Police Leadership Strategy. He was involved in a range of activities and committees that foster the development of police leaders such as the ANZPAA Professionalisation Network, previously the Interpol Advisory Group for Police Training and the Leadership in Counter Terrorism Board of Governors. He has also facilitated a number of senior leadership team workshops and spoke regularly at conferences on leadership-related issues.

Prior to this Warwick was the Director, Programs at the Australian Institute of Police Management from 2007 to 2011. In this role he was responsible for the design and delivery of a number of police and public safety industry leadership programs both domestically and internationally, across the USA, Canada, Hong Kong, Solomon Islands, Micronesia, Vanuatu, New Zealand, East Timor and Indonesia. He has also worked with the Leadership in Counter Terrorism Program. Warwick is a graduate of the FBI’s National Executive Institute program.