Lance Burdett - Consultant & Coach

Lance Burdett - Consultant & Coach

With 22 years policing experience at the highest level, Lance has expertise in responding to emergencies and communicating in challenging situations. 

Lance specialised in suicide intervention and on predicting violent behaviour in his 13 years as a crisis negotiator and instructor for the NZ Police.  The skills he learned through first-hand experience in varied incidents provides him with confidence that he can assist you and your organisation.

He has a track record of leading successful teams through recruitment, training, professional development, motivation and welfare support. 

Lance has a Master of Arts Degree, majoring in Terrorism, Safety and Security. He has a Graduate Diploma in Business Studies, a Diploma in Policing and a Graduate Certificate in Applied Management.

Lance was the National Advisor for NZ Police Negotiation Teams. He completed the NZ Police Negotiation Qualification Course, qualified on the FBI Negotiators Course held in Quantico, USA, and attended the Counter Terrorist Negotiators Course held in Darwin, Australia. 

Lance published the bestselling book – Behind the Tape, Life on the Police Frontline – detailing highlights of his police career. He makes regular media guest appearances discussing police topics and provides inspirational keynote presentations to varied audiences.