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
Working within both the public and private sectors, Damian has amassed a wealth of knowledge and experience during the past 25 years in areas such as ICT (Information Communication Technology), Cybersecurity, Computer Forensics, Big Data Analytics, GRC (Governance, Risk & Compliance), Legislative Compliance, Stakeholder Engagement, Organisational Enhancement, BPM (Business Process Management), and Law Enforcement.
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 has held senior executive management roles within Legal Technology & Regulatory Compliance firms consulting with and advising organisations such as ASIC, CCC, CDPP, ATO, AFP, State and Local Government, numerous national and state based law firms, multi nationals and SMEs.
Damian has led multi-disciplinary teams on numerous large ICT projects and provided guidance, support and advice in relation to appropriate regulatory compliance, cybersecurity hygiene, methods & techniques for forensic data preservation & collection, big data processing and data analytics. His international experience has afforded him the opportunity to negotiate and consult with a broad range of business, straddling various industries within Australia, UK, Europe, the UAE, Asia and USA.
Prior to his career in the Private Sector, Damian spent 15 years in Law Enforcement. As a Senior Detective in London’s Metropolitan Police specialist crime units, Damian was responsible for investigating and prosecuting some of the UK’s most complex and serious crimes (including computer and financial fraud crimes). 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.
Robyn Granville - Director
Robyn is a Mum and has ten grandchildren all residing in Australia. Originally from New Zealand, she moved to NSW in 2006 to be closer to her family.
Robyn has expertise in administration, bookkeping and management rights, working in various leading administrative and accounting positions throughout her career; with roles in both small business and corporate organisations.
Upon moving to Australia, Robyn and her partner managed an exclusive holiday complex in northern NSW for more than eight years, as well as successfully relief managing many other complexes throughout QLD.
In 2017, Robyn joined the Safe Spot Foundation team to assist the company in it's growth and development and to increase her role in community benefit based projects.