Dedicated experts with a proven record of success.


Our Trainers

Our trainers have extensive experience in law enforcement and business, which means they’re teaching more than theory. Your trainer has been there when theory hits reality; they can teach you how to apply your new knowledge in the real world.


Robert Gillespie

CEO/qualified trainer and assessor

Robert is a security trainer accredited by the NSW Security Licensing Enforcement Directorate of the NSW Police. He oversees the training provided by Westbourne College.

Conscious that our students need their training to be applicable in the real world and having honed his own skills at the sharp end, Rob makes sure that our courses and trainers prepare students for the situations they’ll face.

Over his 21-year career with NSW Police, Robert coordinated and investigated significant criminal matters. He was responsible for investigations requiring extensive planning and security arrangements. Rob also facilitated the formal training of police investigators for 10 years.

Today, Robert is a licensed private investigator. Outside of his role at Westbourne College, he advises Australian national businesses and major sporting organisations on security and risk, as well as consulting to federal and state agencies on sensitive matters.