Smudge Adds Australian Public Safety Director

We’re excited to announce that Brian Moyle has joined Smudge in the newly-created contract role of Australian Public Safety Director.

With over 30 years of service as a New Zealand Police officer - most recently as Director of Operational Products - Brian is passionate about pushing the boundaries of technology to improve public safety.

Based in Brisbane, Brian will build and manage relationships with public safety stakeholders across Australia. Smudge has rich expertise in public safety, and this new role will see Brian evaluate mobile technology solutions with federal, state and local police, emergency services, border security and defence forces.

From his early days as a frontline constable and detective, through 10 years working in serious investigations and later spearheading NZ Police’s award-winning mobility programme, Brian has consistently brought his passion to each project while making a tangible difference for communities.

“After working with Smudge for almost five years on some of the world’s best mobile policing solutions, teaming up in a more formal capacity felt like a natural move for the next stage of my career”, says Brian. “I’m looking forward to bringing my policing experience, enthusiasm and passion to Smudge and helping Australian agencies create great outcomes through mobile technology”.

About Brian Moyle

Brian has over 30 years of policing experience. He has worked on the frontline, serious investigations, intelligence, and prevention. He led the National Command & Coordination Centre before moving into Police ICT to lead the Mobility & Digital programme. As Director of Mobility, Brian led a high-performing team of over 60 professionals who created award-winning products in service of NZ Police’s vision of making New Zealand the safest country. After more than 30 years of service, Brian left New Zealand Police in November 2023 and relocated to Brisbane with his family.

About Smudge

At Smudge, we partner with forward-thinking organisations to create software solutions that balance usability, cost and time to market. For over 15 years, we’ve lived by the principle that we do what's right for users, even when it's harder for us. The result? Customer relationships that stand the test of time and transformational products that unlock efficiency by making people’s lives a little easier every day.

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