Andrew Bardsley


Andrew Bardsley is a Tutor in the BILM Program at Bahrain Polytechnic, teaching Aviation Security and Passenger Transport Management.

He has spent 23 years as a New Zealand Police Officer, gaining extensive experience and knowledge in the areas of Management, Organisational Behaviour, Change Management, Performance Management, Security Planning and Contingency Planning.

He is currently completing his Masters in International Security and Intelligence, writing a thesis on ‘Food and Energy Security in the GCC’

Academic Qualifications Obtained

2015Master of International Security and Intelligence – Massey University, New Zealand
2010Bachelor of Applied Management, Otago Polytechnic, New Zealand

Professional Certifications

2000Work Place Assessor, QAA, New Zealand
1990Diploma in Police Studies, Royal New Zealand Police

Teaching Expertise

2012 to presentTutor in BILM Program at Bahrain Polytechnic 
2004 – 2010Internal training provider with the New Zealand Police


Area of Research Interest

Research in relation to food and energy security in the Middle East is of interest and the topic of his Thesis for the 2015 academic year.

Boards, Advisory committees, Professional organizations

Member of Airport Security – AVSEC Group, International Association of Maritime Security Professionals, Security Industry Group – Aviation

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