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Greg Edwards

Forensic Fire Examiner-Electrical Specialist

Greg's unique background brings an enhanced skill set to the GKAIG team. As a former NSW Police Senior Constable of ten years standing his experience ranged from both General Duties and Plain Clothes through to running his own one man Police Station in the central west of NSW. Greg was also attached to the Special Technical Investigation Branch which involved handling highly sensitive information whilst operating and communicating calmly in dangerous situations . His Police qualifications include Diploma of Policing, Internal Police Investigators Course and specialised training with Special Technical Investigation Branch-Alarm and Security Systems.

He has an in-depth knowledge of the building industry having been involved in electrical construction, maintenance, sales, design and estimating and as well as project management on domestic, commercial and industrial premises. He has run his own Electrical Contracting Business and  was also the owner of an Audio Visual Design, Sales and Installation business.

Greg holds Electrical Mechanic (Electrical Contractor) qualifications and has completed Building Inspection Course Pre Purchase Inspections accredited through House Safe, Certificate II in Telecommunications, Energy Auditing, OH&S general Induction for Construction.  

Greg also adds to the training expertise of our team. In the Police Force he assisted in the training of a number of Probationary Constables through to Constables through his role as a Field Training Officer. In his own company he trained and mentored a number of apprentices through to becoming electrical tradesmen.

He numbers a NSW Police Bravery Award for resolving a siege situation, an award from Premier Bob Carr for bravery during bushfires in 2001 Southern Highlands, and a Global Achiever Award with Chemical Company (Diversey-Sealed Air) among his proudest accomplishments.

Since joining GKAIG he has rediscovered a passion for photography. He also enjoys spending time with his family, being outdoors going to the beach and watching the footy, though he is a little reticent to say where his club loyalties lie.

With experience spanning over 30 years in investigation and construction and his passion for getting out and recreating what occurred at a fire scene, Greg is well placed in determining building and electrical fire causes.