Matthew Varley

Senior Advisor

Matthew is Senior Advisor, Asia Pacific with a focus on security, justice, and risk.

Prior to joining Palladium, Matthew served for three years as the Commissioner of the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force and earlier was an Assistant Commissioner with the Australian Federal Police. Matthew brings over 20 years’ experience in law enforcement, justice, and national security, as well as in crafting strategy and building organisational capability in some of the world’s most complex and volatile environments.

Matthew was honoured as a Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) in the 2019 Queen's Birthday Honours List for his work in Solomon Islands. He holds a degree in policing (Investigations), graduate qualifications in emergency management and leadership, and an MBA from the University of Adelaide.

Matthew Varley

Senior Advisor

Matthew is Senior Advisor, Asia Pacific with a focus on security, justice, and risk.

Prior to joining Palladium, Matthew served for three years as the Commissioner of the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force and earlier was an Assistant Commissioner with the Australian Federal Police. Matthew brings over 20 years’ experience in law enforcement, justice, and national security, as well as in crafting strategy and building organisational capability in some of the world’s most complex and volatile environments.

Matthew was honoured as a Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) in the 2019 Queen's Birthday Honours List for his work in Solomon Islands. He holds a degree in policing (Investigations), graduate qualifications in emergency management and leadership, and an MBA from the University of Adelaide.