Prof. Dr. Adam Tomison
02601 Canberra ACT
Dr Adam Tomison is the Director and Chief Executive of the Australian Institute of Criminology (AIC). Trained as a psychologist, he is internationally recognised as an expert in the field of child abuse, the prevention of child abuse and other family violence and the development and operation of child protection and family support systems. He has worked over the past three decades with a range of government, non-government organisations and advocacy groups. Prior to his appointment with the AIC he held various senior executive positions within the Northern Territory Department of Health and Families, including the position of Director of statutory child protection services and had developed, and led a number of national violence prevention research centres at the Australian Institute of Family Studies. Dr Tomison is an Honorary Professor at the Australian Catholic University and sits on a number of Boards, including the International Centre for the Prevention of Crime, and the International Society for the Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect.