The Safe Spot Team
Niki Burton - CEO & Founder
Niki B is a Mum of four, educator, author and CEO of Safe Spot Foundation. With bachelor degrees in teaching and social science, she loves empowering others and helping them better their lives.
Always looking for ways she can make a positive difference in our world, Niki is a proactive grief recovery specialist and author of many books. She's passionate about helping others through life's most difficult times and with a global vision for fostering a safer, smarter next generation, Niki and the Safe Spot team are determined to help every day people shine.
Safe Spot Foundation is a not-for-profit organisation focused on safety and well-being.
Niki's work as a social entrepreneur allows her to fulfill her destiny in making this world a better place - one heart at a time.
Damian Seaton - Director
Originating from the UK, Damian began his career in Her Majesty’s Forces; serving 7 years as a senior leader within the Royal Military Police, operating within various specialist units throughout the British Army’s international operations. He later transferred his knowledge and skills into the British Police Force serving 8 years as a Senior Detective in the London Metropolitan Police where he was responsible for investigating and prosecuting some of the UK’s most serious crimes.
Damian has extensive experience across organisational leadership, governance, risk and compliance, business development and business turnaround strategies. His international experience has afforded him the opportunity to negotiate and consult with a braod range of business, straddling various industries within Australia, UK, Europe, the UAE, Asia and USA.
A family man at heart, Damian migrated to Australia in early 2003 with his Australian wife and embarked on a successful career within the ICT environment as a senior leader responsible for growing both national and international Australian companies.
Damian is a graduate of the Queensland University of Technology (QUT) and holds an Executive Masters of Business Administration. Having honed his expertise and experience across many professional arenas, he now fuses his skill set and knowledge base, with his passion for assisting other people. Damian is a true asset to the Safe Spot team and we are grateful to have his expertise, heart and wisdom guiding us along the way.
Darin Scott - Director
A bond University graduate, and a Corporate Law and Business Planning Professional, Darin has well and truly worn the CEO jacket, having previously been the CEO of the public company managing the prestigious Sanctuary Cove Resort Community on the Gold Coast.
Darin has worked in many parts of the world and his experience covers varied industries, including hospitality, telecommunications, property development and management, and most recently education. He understands how to deliver excellence for customers and stakeholders. His commitment to excellence continues on a personal level with his clients, offering them solutions that are easy to understand and which are results driven.
Darin knows who's who of the financing and operational management world, and raising funds is his specialty. His favourite saying is "You are allowed to be successful, it's your right!"
A well respected business man, Darin is also a loved father and husband; and we're more than happy to call Darin one of the Safe Spot team!