Belinda is an inspirational speaker, author, and former New South Wales Police Inspector. Her 18 year career as a police officer included undercover operations, major crime and homicide investigation, and as a police hostage negotiator trained to counter terrorist level. She was medically retired in 2005 due to Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).

Her best selling memoir ‘Under Siege’, outlines her policing experiences and the ‘lived experience’ with PTSD. Belinda is a passionate advocate of PTSD and continues to raise awareness about PTSD and research methods of early intervention and management tools for PTSD.