Fiona E. Davis, Educational Consultant for the People Development Command section of Victoria Police in Melbourne, Australia was recently selected as Educational Consultant of the Decade for 2020 by the International Association of Top Professionals (IAOTP’s) for her excellence, longevity and dedication to the educational industry.
While inclusion with the International Association of Top Professionals is an honor in itself, only 1 Male and 1 Female professional in the education industry are selected for this distinction. Fiona is being recognized for this honor for dedicating over 30 years to the Education Industry. She was just honored at IAOTP’s 2018 Annual Awards Gala at the Plaza Hotel in NYC, for her selection as Top Educational Consultant of the Year and for the Lifetime Achievement Award. IAOTP is incredibly honored to be able to recognize Fiona for her success and dedication. She will receive recognition for Educational Consultant of the Decade for 2020 and her selection as Empowered Woman of the Year for 2019 at IAOTP’s Annual Awards Gala being held at the Bellagio Hotel in Las Vegas at the end of this year. www.iaotp.com/award-gala
Fiona joined Victoria Police in 2010. Her key responsibilities involve analyzing, designing and developing training programs for police recruits, detectives, crime scene officers and prosecutors. In 2018 she was working with Police Air Wing on a developing a training program for their Aircrewmen. Currently she is assisting with developing a suite of courses to assist police to work in alpine conditions.
She ensures that all training programs are compliant with national standards as Victoria Police is a Registered Training Organisation which means they can deliver nationally endorsed qualifications. She conducts continuous improvement audits, course evaluations, provides compliance advice, and develops educational processes and standardized document templates for all courses at the Police Academy to use.
Stephanie Cirami, President of IAOTP stated, “Choosing Fiona for this honor was an easy decision for our panel to make. She has devoted her life’s work to better the lives and safety of children and families and she selflessly gives back with her humanitarian efforts. She is brilliant and we are honored to recognize her for her amazing work. We are looking forward to spending time with her at this year’s gala.” http://www.iaotp.com/award-gala
First starting out as a primary school teacher for children for 10 years, Ms. Davis found a passion for education very quickly. She joined the Australian Army and was involved in education and training development for 20 years. A highlight of her Army career was to be deployed to East Timor for 9 months where, as part of her duties, she led and managed a small team of military and civilian educators to teach English to members of the East Timorese Army. Ms. Davis maintains her connection to the Army by being an Army Reserve Officer and currently serves with the Australian Army History Unit as a Museum Manager.
Fiona is dedicated to continuing her education. She currently holds a Master of Professional Studies in Instructional Design, a Master of Professional Studies in Teaching ESL, a Bachelor of Education and diplomas in management and project management. She completed her studies for two further diplomas in 2017: one in Training Design and Development and the other in Vocational Education and Training.
Ms. Davis has belonged to professional organizations throughout her career, and has been recognized globally for her hard work and accomplishments. She is a member with the Australian Institute of Training and Development and Returned Servicemen's League of Australia. She was the recipient of the Australian Army Active Service Medal and the Australian Army Long Service Medal. She was named Top VIP Member of Worldwide Branding in 2013 & 2014, selected as Top Female Professional for 2015 and featured in Pro-Files Magazine. She was also selected for the Worldwide Lifetime Achievement Award, featured in a chapter for the Top 101 Industry Expert publication, and has been named "Top Educational Consultant of the Year" by the International Association of Top Professionals for 2016. For 2017 she was selected for the Top Female Executive Award by IAOTP and for 2018 graced the front cover of TIP (Top Industry Professionals) Magazine. For 2019 she was selected not only for the Empowered Woman of the Year Award but also for the Humanitarian of the Year Award.
When not working, Fiona enjoys physical activity for her body and mind. She plays field hockey for a Melbourne club as well as master’s hockey, regularly runs, and walks their dog with her husband. Fiona makes jewelry and has an extensive collection of beads. She also enjoys reading crime and adventure novels. Her favorite authors are Agatha Christie, Clive Cussler, Patricia Cornwall, Dick Francis and recently Peter Temple.
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