Chief Information Officer
Assistant Commissioner Lammers began his policing career with the Australian Federal Police (AFP) in 1982. Since then he has worked in ACT Policing and AFP National including community policing, investigations, prosecutions, technical operations, human resources and information and communications technology.
Assistant Commissioner Lammers has led a diverse range of areas in the AFP and has headed international projects and developed significant capabilities to support operations and investigations in several countries.
As Manager Technical Operations he was responsible for covert electronic surveillance, telecommunications interception, capabilities development, research and engineering.
As Manager International Network he was responsible for the activities of 88 liaison officers at 33 posts in 27 countries.
He has performed the role of Manager and Deputy Manager Sydney Office overseeing major criminal Commonwealth investigations and operations.
Assistant Commissioner Lammers was the National Manager Border in 2007. In this role he was responsible for over sighting drug operations including large importations of illicit drugs into Australia, transnational sexual exploitation of children, sexual servitude and slavery, labour exploitation, and people smuggling.
In 2008 Assistant Commissioner Lammers was the National Manager Human Resources responsible for the AFP College, the Australian Institute of Police Management, Learning and Development, People Strategies, Medical Services, Wellbeing Services and AFP Recruitment.
Appointed as the Chief Information Officer in December 2008, Assistant Commissioner Lammers is responsible for delivering the AFP's Information and Communication Technology systems as well as leading the development and implementation of Information Communication Technology strategies to support police investigations, policies, frameworks and standards.
Assistant Commissioner Lammers has a Bachelor of Laws with Honours, a Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice, a Graduate Diploma of Applied Management, and a Diploma of Public Safety (Policing). He is admitted as a lawyer in the ACT.
He is married with four children.