About us

Welcome to the Lambton Security Institute (LSI) Training Academy portfolio of products and services.  As the training arm of the LSI, we provide a range of learning and development solutions tailored to the needs of the security sector and wider stakeholders.

The portfolio focuses on the core disciplines of Police Sciences, Leadership, and Investigation.  We provide a partnership approach with clients to ensure that capability building including training is tailored to their specific requirements to improve both institutional and individual capability.

Our Team

Our directors, network of academics, and associate consultants are constantly stretching our thinking to increase efficiency, reduce risk, and improve resilience and reliability, we strive to add value by working collaboratively with clients to deliver sustainable solutions.

Barbara S. currently serves as the General Secretary for the World Police Summit Barbara has led and served in Specialist Human Intelligence Operations and Technical Commands within the national and international law enforcement and government environment, both within territorial policing and Serious and Organised Crime for more than 3 decades. During this time Barbara was also involved as a national executive lead for woman in policing, developing national policy and developing the strategic equality plan for serious organised crime squad. With extensive senior leadership experience in national and international policing including covert operations, operational leadership, programme management, and capability building. In 2014 her work was recognised, and she was invested as a Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) for her outstanding contribution to both leadership for women in law enforcement and services to covert intelligence operations. Barbara’s specialist operations work saw her delivering international projects, chairing a covert global task force of 22 countries for five years (including 5 eyes) and eventually commanding the National Crime Agency Communications Data Unit which included holding a leading role in the UK for implementation of new legislation.

Mark A. has worked as a Senior Project Manager for the Home Office, National Crime Agency, the Treasury and the Ministry of Defence. Mark is experienced in delivering national projects including the introduction of new legislation and transformational business change. Mark has in-depth technical knowledge, working as a technical project manager having begun his career with IBM as a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer. Mark played an instrumental role in the successful migration of the Regional Organised Crime Units on to the National Crime Agency covert communications system.