Program Chair

Dean Griggs | Manager Social Investment | Municipal Recovery Manager | City Communities, City of Melbourne (Chair)

Dean Griggs is the Manager Social Investment at the City of Melbourne and is responsible for delivering initiatives relating to city safety, homelessness, youth services, international students, preventing violence against women, cultural diversity, community grants, disability and inclusion and programs to Melbourne’s Indigenous community.

Dean formerly worked at the City of Darebin from 2000- 2010, where he held various roles including Manager Family Youth and Community Support and Acting Director Communities and Culture. Prior to working at City of Darebin Dean worked in the community mental health sector.

Dean has a Bachelor of Behavioural Sciences and a Graduate Diploma in Health Promotion both degrees are from Latrobe University, Dean also holds a Masters in Business Administration from Swinburne University of Technology.  Dean is also a member of the Quality and Service Planning Committee of the Royal Children’s Hospital Board.

Nancy Pierorazio | Senior Policy Officer City Safety | Social Investment branch, City of Melbourne

Nancy_120Nancy’s qualifications include a Bachelor of Arts with majors in Psychology and Social research (Victoria University) and Graduate Diploma in Criminology (University of Melbourne).  She has worked in a number of government agencies including Community Correctional Services, Transport Accident Commission, Victoria Police and in local councils including Casey, Wyndham and Hume in various social planning and program coordination roles.

Nancy has been working at the City of Melbourne since 2002.  Her current role includes strategic planning; project management, and executive support to two high level committees.

Nancy’s skills and interests include crime and violence prevention, CPTED, safety audits, gender equity, and violence against women. She is also a board member of the Australian Safe Community Foundation.

Tony Lake | International Chair | International CPTED Association

Tony LakeTony Lake is the Director, International Services, for the International Security Management & Crime Prevention Institute (ISMCPI). He is currently the International Chair of the International Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED) Association (ICA).

Tony retired as an Inspector with the Queensland Police Service in 2007 after a career lasting 36 years. At the time of retirement was attached to the Office of the Commissioner where he was the project manager for the development and implementation of CPTED Guidelines for Queensland and provided professional input into the National CPTED Guidelines for New Zealand.

Tony is currently employed as a crime prevention and security advisor for Amtac Professional Services, based in Brisbane Queensland, and provides CPTED training and reviews with the ISMCPI in Australia, New Zealand and Canada.

John Maynard | Senior Project Coordinator | City of Sydney

John Maynard_editedJohn Maynard is a crime prevention practitioner who has been working with local authorities for over fifteen years. John has qualifications in psychology and public health and has written numerous crime prevention plans and co-ordinated many projects which have a focus on preventing crime at the local level.

John has authored the City’s Safe City Strategy and Design Guide to a Safer Community and is currently developing guidelines for a Safer City which will include an on-line interactive toolkit for educating planners, architects, Police and urban designers in the design of safer communities.

John’s other area of interest is in investigating and co-ordinating alternative education programs for young people in the middle adolescent years.

Dr Marcus White | PhD RAIA, Architect, Assistant Dean IT | Faculty of Architecture, Building and Planning | University of Melbourne

Marcus White_Pic (Small)Dr Marcus White is an award winning architect and urban designer, co-director of Harrison and White (architecture and urban design), lecturer and researcher at the University of Melbourne.

He has been awarded the RAIA Haddon Travelling Scholarship, the AIA Victoria Emerging Architect Award, the inaugural AIA National Emerging Architect Award for his contribution to practice, teaching and research, an AIA residential architecture award and was recently been awarded the Graham Treloar Fellowship.

His design research into urban modelling and new design methods has been widely published and exhibited throughout Australia, North America, Asia and Europe.