Crime Stoppers Western Australia Limited is a registered charity managed by our Board of Directors, which includes our Chief Executive Officer and a representative of the Commissioner of Police.
Nick Stagg is a partner in a leading Perth law firm, with 20 years’ experience working in general and commercial litigation. He is actively involved in several other community-based organisations.
Chief Executive Officer
Dr Vince Hughes has held senior public sector roles at the Public Sector Commission, WA Police, Corruption and Crime Commission and the National Crime Authority. Prior to this he was a police officer in the Republic of Ireland.
Vince has published papers in the area of knowledge management and intelligence.
Kim Harrison has broad experience in senior corporate and government public affairs management and consulting roles in Perth and Melbourne. He was a member of the Crime Stoppers Australia Board of Directors, chair of the national communication committee and former CEO of Crime Stoppers WA. Kim is also former WA President and National Board Member of the Public Relations Institute of Australia. He is Principal of Cutting Edge PR.
Associate Professor Pamela Henry is Director of the Sellenger Centre for research in Law, Justice and Social Change at Edith Cowan University. She is a member of several university committees and has completed a range of projects in crime and policing-related research.
Michael Beach is Deputy Editor of The West Australian. He had an extensive career as a journalist in major news organisations in Sydney, New York and London before coming to Perth in 2010. He is a past winner of a Walkley Award for Excellence in Australian Journalism and is on the Board of the Walkley Foundation.
Peter Harris is a highly experienced communications practitioner, heading up the largest public relations consultancy in Western Australia, with 50 staff. He has more than 25 years of experience in media, government and corporate affairs.
Paul Steel is Acting Assistant Commissioner of WA Police, responsible for the Police Intelligence portfolio.
Liam Roche is an experienced business leader with a career spanning 40 years in the media industry, retiring from the role of Chief Operating Officer of Seven West Media (WA) in 2015.
Liam serves as a Non Executive Director of the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Western Australia and sits on a number of Board committees.
Liam is recognised as an exceptional mentor with the skills and experience to lead, influence and motivate individuals and teams to perform at their peak.