Paul Harmer

Training Consultant

Paul Harmer

About Paul

As one of Peak’s Senior Investigations trainers, Paul Harmer is a highly experienced and successful professional who has proven analytical and investigative capability with an impressive track record in Policing, Investigation, Training, Case Management and Leadership in Local Government. Particular strengths have been in Customer Service, Communication, Investigation, Information gathering, Training and Report writing. Other more community-focused strengths are in resolving issues in high-pressure situations and working with various groups to find and implement positive results in many areas including conflict resolution.

Key Experience

  • 10 years' experience in conducting customised and accredited training programs.
  • 12 years NSW policing experience in Detective and Senior Constable duties and as a Youth Case Manager.
  • 4 years local government experience as an elected Councillor for Armidale Dumaresq Council.
  • Private sector experience with creation of a 48 residential subdivision including the investigations of zoning of land stakeholder engagement, marketing and budgeting.

Core Capacity

  • Training and assessing
  • Investigations
  • Leadership
  • Management
  • Youth mental health and offending
  • Policing in Aboriginal communities
  • Media campaigns


  • Certificate VI in Government Investigations
  • Certificate III in Investigative Services
  • Certificate IV in Training and Assessment
  • Certificate IV in Financial Services
  • Certificate II in Community Recreation
  • Advanced Diploma in Public Safety (Police Investigations)
  • Certificate of Policing
  • Advanced Certificate in Management Supervision
  • Youth Mental Health First Aid – NSW Police Force
  • Detective Education Program (Designation of Detective) – NSW Police Force
  • Policing in Aboriginal Communities – NSW Police Force
  • Interviews with Children – NSW Police Force
  • Specialist Youth Officer – NSW Police Force