Kirby has almost 10 years experience across a diverse range of business sectors. Kirby was enlisted as a Rifleman in the Australian Defence Force from 2002-06 at the 1st Battalion Royal Australian Regiment as part of the ADF's Ready Deployment Force.
Following defence force service, Kirby spent nearly a decade in prison. Kirby has since recovered and re-organised, and now operates in the private sector within the established criminal justice system having worked as the Principal Consultant with ARCOFYRE® since 2017.
Having supported hundreds of people with a range of services including peer mentoring, public speaking, leadership, training & development, critical outreach, communications and security/risk mananagement. Kirby has led the way with lived experienced peer mentoring in the justice sector since 2017 within the South Australian community essentailly re-writing his own narrative, and in doing so, supporting others to desist from offending.
Kirby's intention is to lead the ARCOFYRE® team into the future by providing bespoke solutions to a wide range of challenges facing people in the criminal justice system.
In 2023, the ARCOFYRE® Team expanded into Western Australia, Tasmania and The Australian Capital Territory with the support of veteran and lived experience networks.
Kirby is a passionate and visionary leader who cares for his clients and his team. He enjoys walking, tennis, Call of Duty and Mexican food.
In some cases, Arcofyre will engage experts for client services when and where required.