The trainer is an ex-detective with over 13 years of Investigation and Interview experience as a Detective with the Greater Manchester Police and the New Zealand Police. He is also the Founder and Director of Interview Skills, a leading provider of PEACE Investigative Interview Training and interview skills, coaching many organizations and individuals with a high success rate. Prior to his concentration in investigative interviewing trainings, he was a detective with the Greater Manchester Police. He was an Advanced Specialist and a qualified trainer in the field of Interviewing. To be eligible for this role as a Trainer, the essential skills required include being a Tier 3 Specialist. In Greater Manchester Police, a Police Force with over 8000 officers, there are approximately 100 Specialists, which gives you an idea of his skills as an investigator and interviewer. The role of a Tier 3 involves the ability to communicate and investigate to the highest level. Once a qualified Trainer in Greater Manchester Police, Davison became 1 of 8 trainers delivering interview training to the entire force of over 8000 officers.
Quality Interview training requires an experienced Quality Interviewer. To be a quality Interviewer, he has had many years of practical and theoretical experiences involving:v
He has also successfully completed National Vocational Qualifications with the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development(CIPD) and the National Policing Improvement Agency (NPIA) as part of the Police Training Roles Learning and Development Programme in the following areas:
He has also been featured in key publications such the article “Business lines up to deliver thin blue line” – NZ Herald, May 2009, “Language of Success” – Enterprise Magazine, March 2009 and “Communication Made Simple” – Business to Business, May 2009.
He is currently designing and training staff within a number of Government and Private Organizations in New Zealand of how to utilize the PEACE model of Interviewing with effective results.