Phil O’Brien Workplace Investigator 

Phil O’Brien Workplace Investigator –  The principal of Australian Workplace Training and Investigation (AWPTI) Phil O’Brien is a highly experienced and skilled workplace investigator, Lawyer and former member of the NSW Police who can guide you through the minefield of workplace investigations.

Phil has extensive experience handling complex investigations in to all areas of misconduct including bullying, harassment, sexual harassment, discrimination, fraud, theft and other interpersonal issues including assault, threatening behaviour and grievances.

In addition Phil is a higher engaging trainer specialising in management, investigation and employee training in the areas of reasonable management action, performance management, complaint handling and investigation, misconduct, bullying, harassment and all other workplace issues.

After having worked for a number of years as a senior investigator for Wise Workplace and having built a respected and highly regarded reputation Phil decided that it was time to start AWPTI to enable him to provide a continually higher level of service and at more competitive rates.

At present Phil works with a number of law and investigation firms providing investigation and training services on a consultancy basis, and in addition is an adjunct lecturer/tutor at the school of Business and HR University of Notre Dame Sydney, teaching Business and Employment Law, HR policy and Employment relations.

Phil is a former member of the New South Wales Police and currently holds a NSW solicitor’s practising certificate.
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AWPTI – workplace investigations Sydney and through-out NSW, QLD and Victoria. Workplace training national wide
Misconduct investigations, bullying investigations, harassment investigations & sexual harassment investigations, complaint investigations, grievance investigations

Bachelor of Law
Bachelor of Art (majoring in psychology) .
Certificate IV – Government Investigations
Certificate IV – Training & Assessment
Certificate III – Investigation services
Commonwealth of Australia – Baseline Protected Security Clearance

Memberships and Attendance
Member Professional AHRI
Corruption Prevention Network Annual Forum 2015
NSW Ombudsman Handling Serious Incidents in the Disability Sector

Organisations assisted with workplace investigations, training or HR Support
Aboriginal Land Council NSW
Aboriginal Legal Service NSW/ACT
Aboriginal Justice Centre – ACT
Ability Options
Allegan Pty Ltd
Anytime Fitness
Australian Red Cross
Australian Skills Quality Authority*
Australian Institute of Sport
Australaccueil Pty Ltd*
Ashfield City Council*
Broken Hill City Council*
Fairfield City Council*
Leichhardt City Council*
Mosman City Council*
Strathfield City Council*
Upper Hunter Valley Shire Council*
Willoughby City Council*
Wollondilly Shire Council
Wollongong City Council*
Bayer Healthcare
Biomerieux Pty Ltd*
Burns & Burns Real estate
City, Coast Country Training
Choice Magazine*
Collaborate HR
Commonwealth Department of Defence*
Commonwealth Department of the Prime Minster and Cabinet*
Commonwealth Department of Veteran’s Affairs*
College of Event Management Sydney
Cranbrook School
Crown Relocations
DP World Sydney*
Esperence Port Sea and Land*
Groupon Pty Ltd
Guthy Renker Pty Ltd*
Hepatits NSW*
Howden Australia
Hungry Jacks Pty Ltd*
Hyder Consulting*
ING Bank
Intec Credit Union*
IRT – In Home Care*
KJ Ross & Associates*
Kone Elevators
Lander & Rogers Lawyers
Laverty Pathology
Link Up NSW
Lithgow Aged Care
Manly Warringah Pittwater Community Aid*
Macquirie University Hospital*
Mt St Joseph School*
MVS Valuers*
NACCO Materials Handling*
Nestle Pty Ltd*
NSW Attorney General and Justice*
NSW Crown Holiday Park Trust*
NSW Crown Solicitor’s Office*
NSW Department of Finance, Service & Innovation*
NSW Department of Health Pathology North*
NSW Department of Justice
NSW Department of Trade & Investment*
NSW Department of Trade and Investment*
NSW Police
NSW Roads and Maritime Authority
NSW State Emergency Service*
NSW Trustee & Guardian*
Transport for NSW
Open Colleges
Orica Pty Ltd
Pandora Pty Ltd
PepsiCo Pty Ltd*
Salvation Army*
Sandstone Technology
Sanitarium Pty Ltd
Serco Australia Pty Ltd*
Sharp Corporation of Australia*
Smith & Nephew Pty Ltd*
SNP Security*
St George Community Housing*
St Lucy’s School*
St Luke’s School*
Sydney Harbour Foreshore Authority*
Sydney Children’s Hospital Network
Sydney Living Museums
Toll People*
University of Note Dame University Sydney
Uniting Care Burnside*
UTS Insearch*
Veolia Pty Ltd*
Waste Aid NSW
Western Sydney Medicare Local
Victorian Department of Human Services
YMCA Canberra

Phil O’Brien Workplace Investigator – AWPTI – workplace investigation Sydney and through-out NSW, QLD and Victoria. Workplace training national wide
Misconduct investigations, bullying investigations, harassment investigations & sexual harassment investigations, complaint investigations, grievance investigations, discrimination investigations