Ares Concepts. Australian Police Veteran owned and operated business.

Providing Training and Consultancy services to Government Law Enforcement Agencies, NGO’s and the Private Security Industry. We specialise in Protective Security Operations, mentoring Expatriate, Local National and Third Country Nationals to fulfil operational security roles in country. We have tailored courses and can design programs for working in hostile and permissive environments. Our services represent worlds best practice.


Simon Grieves –  ‘Lead Consultant’

’35 Years in both Government and Corporate Environments’

Simon served18 years as a Police Officer of which he spent predominantly in Counter Terrorism and Tactical Operations. Now he has established himself as a respected Trainer and Consultant in the private sector. He has trained security and law enforcement personnel all over the world and is the Proprietor of Ares Concepts.

Andrew – ‘Consultant’

’35 Years of Expertise in Government and Corporate Environments’

Andrew has a wealth of experience both operational and managerial in his former policing career and currently in the private sector. This mix of skills, knowledge and experience is invaluable and why ARES Concepts engages Andrew for his consult and input in meeting our clients needs. 

Scott – ‘Consultant’

’15 Years Experience in Government and Corporate Environments’

Scott is a former New South Wales Police Detective with 15 years service including tactical operations, dignitary protection, close personal protection, witness security and tactical training. Scott is an accomplished practitioner of Protective Security.

Billy – ‘Consultant’

‘Advanced Care Paramedic with over 15 years experience’

Billy is an experienced Close Protection combat medic with a background in the Australian Defence Force. He holds a degree in paramedicine and a graduate diploma in critical care. An experienced Operator having deployed to Africa, Indonesia, PNG & Solomon Islands, Billy brings another dimension to the capability of Ares Concepts and our clients.

Darryl – ‘Consultant’

‘International crisis and emergency management’

Darryl has international crisis and emergency management experience in B2B, B2C and B2G environments. He has strong leadership capabilities in people development and operational implementation underpinned by his experience as a former serving Australian State Police Officer and secondment with a Federal Crime Agency. Darryl holds a Bachelor of Arts (Security Science) and Diploma of Management. Another talented team member at Ares Concepts

Greg – ‘Consultant’

‘Counter Terrorism, Dignitary Protection and Criminal Investigation’

Greg is an Australian Police Veteran with a career in Counter Terrorism, Dignitary Protection and Criminal Investigations. He is the recipient of the Police Service Medal, National Police Service Medal and National Medal and currently holds Australian Security Clearance. Having worked with Greg in our policing careers, Ares Concepts welcomes the opportunity to work alongside Greg once more

John – ‘Consultant’

‘’25 years policing and security operations’

John is a 25yr Veteran of Policing and Security operations across Australia specialising in Counter Terrorism, then transitioning to a Federal Policing Agency. John has deployed operationally to Iraq (OIF) and West Africa and now joining Ares Concepts to delivery ISTAR and Counter UAV training and operations

Tony – ‘Consultant’

‘Major crimes squad – state protection unit’

Remaining true to our mandate, we welcome Tony to the team. An accomplished former State Police Officer serving in Major Crime Squad Units and as a Commander in the State Protection Unit, a career spanning 35 years. Tony brings additional operational management to our overall capability and service.