The National Executive

The National Executive is comprised of the Presidents of each of the AIPI Chapters, the Honorary Treasurer and the National Secretary.



Andrew Patterson 

National President (appointed October 2021) / New South Wales Chapter President.

Andrew joined the AIPI in early 2018 and was appointed NSW Chapter President in Feb 2019 and National President on 18 October 2021.  Andrew’s professional background includes local government in internal ombudsman and governance roles, internal investigation roles in the NSW public sector, the NSW Independent Commission Against Corruption, the NSW Ombudsman, and WA police where he finished his service as a detective sergeant.  For the last few years has been self-employed, working directly to clients and subcontracting to organisations.

Phone: 0405 448 458


  • Andrew Patterson -President
  • Peter Mulhall – Committee Member (& past President)
  • Dr Allan Yates -Committee Member

Dean Newlan

Honorary Treasurer.

Dean is a foundation member of the AIPI (1995).  He is a past National President and Victorian Chapter President.   Dean is a consultant to McGrathNicol Forensic based in Melbourne.

Phone: +61 3 9038 3151 / +61 412731040


Wayne Gladman

National Secretary.

Wayne is a foundation member of the AIPI (1995) and one of the driving forces behind the formation of the institute.  He has been National Secretary of the AIPI for all but two of its 22 years.  Wayne is Director of Fraud Risk Solutions.


Phone: +61 412 625 899



Mark Woods

South Australia

Mark has been a member of the AIPI since 2016 and was appointed as the SA Chapter President in 2023. Mark’s background includes service in the Australian Defence Force, Federal Government and the in private sector. Mark works with clients providing investigation, security and training services.

Phone: 1300 809 751


  • Mark Woods – President
  • Vin Henderson – Vice President
  • Richard Hyde – Treasurer
  • Jim Corbett – Secretary
  • Mark Gare – Committee Member
  • Sam Horrocks – Committee Member
  • James Brosnan – Committee Member
  • John Karoubas – Committee Member
  • Michael Rogers – Committee Member

Mark Brennan

Western Australia

Mark has been an AIPI member since February 2013 and was appointed WA Chapter President in May 2020. Mark is the Managing Director of Brennan and Associates – Insurance and Workplace Investigations and for the past 23 years his business has provided professional investigation services to national insurers, corporate clients, legal firms and the Government of Western Australia.

Phone: 0417 932 069


  • Mark Brennan- President
  • Chantal de Beer – Committee Member

Daryn Prior

Queensland Chapter President

Daryn joined the AIPI in April 2021 and was appointed Queensland Chapter President in August 2021. With more than 18 years’ investigative experience conducting criminal and multidisciplinary regulatory standards investigations for the Queensland Police Service, state government and private sector, Daryn is the Managing Director and Principal Consultant of BRPM Projects. BRPM Projects provides professional workplace investigation, assessment and consulting services to Queensland state and local governments, corporate and private sector organisations.

Phone: 0402 711 970


  • Daryn Prior – Chapter President
  • Greg Lamey – Committee Member

Tony Lane

ACT Chapter President

Tony Lane joined the Executive committee as the ‘Acting ACT Chapter President’  in 2022 and in May 2023 was elected as the formal ACT chapter president. Tony is a director at Beacon Advisory and comes to us with years of investigator and financial experience.  If you would like to get involved with the ACT chapter and help Tony plan some networking events – please contact him using the details below.


Angela Clancy

Victorian Chapter President

Angela joined the AIPI as a member in 2017 and was appointed Victoria Chapter President in December 2022. Angela specialises in forensic accounting and analytics investigations and disputes. For the past 15 years, Angela has provided professional investigation services to large and small corporate clients, legal firms and federal and state government departments. 


  • Angela Clancy – Chapter President
  • Wayne Gladman – Victorian Secretary
  • Dean Newlan -Committee member
  • Peter Morris – Committee Member(& past President)
  • Vincent Scopelliti – Committee Member
  • Andrew McLeish -Committee Member
  • Laura Wilkinson – Committee Member
  • Hazel D’Cruz – Committee Member