Mr. Andrew Scipione
Mr Andrew Scipione (Australia) joined the WV Australia board in May 2019 and is a member of the People, Culture and Governance Committee. Andrew was the New South Wales Police Commissioner from 2007 until his retirement in 2017, making him one of the longest-serving police chiefs in the state’s history. He worked for the NSW Police Force for more than four decades in a decorated career that included targeting global organised gangs and heading up campaigns to reduce alcohol-related and domestic violence. Andrew was a recipient of the National Medal in 1996 and Australian Police Medal in 2003. In 2016 he was named in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List as an Officer in the General Division of the Order of Australia for his service to law enforcement and “advancing the professionalism of policing and leadership of international investigations and counter terrorism activities”. Andrew was also named as the 2018 Macquarie University Alumni of the Year for Public and Community Service.