Steve Jackson was appointed to the role of Head of Group Security (later Group Security & Facilitation) for the Qantas Group of companies on 1 December 2008 and has overall responsibility for all operational and strategic security functions throughout the Qantas Group, in Australia and overseas. Prior to joining Qantas, Steve enjoyed a career with the Australian Federal Police, spanning some 22 years, during which he played key command roles. Steve was the AFP’s Operational Commander for the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games and the Field Commander during the joint AFP/Indonesian National Police investigation following the Bali bombings in 2002. He was awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia for his work in Indonesia. Steve is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Police Management Police Executive Leadership Program; a member of the NSW Security Industry Council; a Board Member of the Security Professionals’ Registry; and one of the founding members and current Chair of the Australian Security Medals Foundation Inc.