Lance Burdett

Specialist speaker in negotiation, communications, resilience and safety

With over 20 years of policing experience, 13 of those as a crisis negotiator, Lance combines advanced communication techniques, safety awareness, and personal resilience support practices for everyday use to keep ourselves safe. 

He brings together experience from training in New Zealand, Australia, the United Kingdom and the United States, as well as operating with the elite sectors of the police, prisons, military and the FBI. Lance published the bestselling book – "Behind The Tape" – and makes regular media appearances commenting on police issues.

He holds a Diploma in Policing, a Diploma in Business Studies, and a Masters Degree majoring in Terrorism, Safety and Security.