2008 Diploma of Frontline Management (Flight Sergeant Promotion course)
School of Postgraduate Studies, Wagga, NSW
2004 – 2005 Diploma of Project Management University of New England, NSW
Meets requirements for AIPM Registered Project Manager (RegPM )
1997 Diploma of Management (Aircraft Maintenance Engineer - Avionics)
Accreditation and Registration Council, ACT
1997 Certificate 4 of Frontline Management (Sergeant Promotion course)
RAAF Development Leadership Flight, Wagga, NSW
1985 - 1988 Diploma of Electronics (Certificate of Technology)
Footscray College of TAFE, VIC
Experience, key skills and attributes A broad range of Project Management, Business Development, technical and leadership skills developed over 24 years experience with the RAAF and major Naval and Aerospace engineering programs Over 10 years Project Management and Business Development experience in the rigorous defence environment In excess of 15 years experience managing & leading complex technical defence programs Excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to liaise effectively and develop relationships with multiple internal and external stakeholders Ability to adapt rapidly to new environments and effectively identify & resolve complex technical and management issues in a timely manner Significant knowledge and a pplication of Program Management Best Practice across multiple programs and a passion for execution excellence and business improvement Commitment to the achievement of high standards and key financial and schedule milestones by exercising safe work practices and effective management processes Ability to listen effectively to team members and peers and provide support, guidance and advice on issues and concerns Utilising positive and proactive leadership to instill a strong sense of loyalty, trust and a high level of morale across multi-disciplinary teams and diverse programs Ability to drive performance and achieve goals by engaging, influencing and inspiring individuals and teams to achieve their personal best.
Avionics systems – Communications, Navigation and Radar
Weapons systems – Sonobuoy and missile systems
Electronic Surveillance Measures
Ground Handling and operational management
Collins class submarines
Combat System – Navigation, Sonar, computing systems
Weapons systems – torpedo and countermeasures launch
Periscope – Attack and Search
Communications systems – SATCOM, HF, VHF, VLF
Electronic Surveillance Measures
Black Hawk and Chinook helicopters
Electronic Warfare Self Protection Systems
Integrated EW Mission Support System
Have managed and conducted operations, maintenance, rectifications, modifications, Integration and Test on a variety of complex military platforms including :
Caribou tactical transport aircraft
Avionics Systems & Engine systems
Ground Handling and operational management
Electronic Warfare systems and Automated Test Equipment
Aircraft EW equipment and contermeasures systems
EW Secure Network management and maintenance
Vigilare - Air Defence Network
Management of Software & Hardware development
Communications and Telemetry datalinks
Payload and airframe development & modification
Airservices Australia – Technology & Asset Services
Overview Airservices Australia are a government-owned corporation providing safe and environmentally sound air traffic control management and related airside services to the Australian aviation industry. In a region covering 11% of the worlds surface, we manage air traffic operations for around 63 million passengers on more than 4 million domestic and international flights every year. Employing over 3000 staff, including approximately 900 air traffic controllers, working from 2 major centres in Melbourne and Brisbane and 26 towers at international and regional airports.
Airservices Australia has expertise across the full spectrum of airside systems. This ranges from highly integrated technology and information management systems serving air traffic management - including communications, navigation and surveillance facilities - to all forms of supporting infrastructure such as, power, mechanical and environmental systems.
Airservices provide analysis, design, acquisition, integration, installation, maintenance and asset management services including:
Ground-based communication systems - operational and corporate voice and data Networks, ISDN, Ethernet, voice switching systems, Aeronautical Telecommunications Network and communication towers and masts
Navigation systems – Instrument Landing Systems (including localiser, glide path, markers and locators) and navigation aids (including Non Directional Beacons, VHF Omni – Range and Distance Measuring Equipment)
Surveillance systems – Radars - primary / secondary, surface movement, parallel approach and non-radar Automatic Dependant Surveillance-Broadcast
Airfield Lighting - Runway, taxiway, apron, approach, T-Visual approach and pilot activated lighting
Electrical systems - Power supply systems including automatic power systems, un-interruptable systems, diesel generators and solar power.
Other systems including meteorology, safety and environmental systems and search and rescue support equipment.
planning and specification, engineering and integration, implementation and training, testing and acceptance, quality assurance and risk management, pre/post warranty support and maintenance procedures design
Overview Sinclair Knight Merz provides whole of mine life services from feasibility studies, engineering, and capital project delivery, through to mine closure planning and decommissioning, tailored exactly to the needs of our chosen global mining leaders, wherever they operate. SKMs unique offering encompasses an ability to harness global high level, multi-skilled, multi-sector engineering capabilities with our innovative, sustainable approach to deliver projects safely and profitably for clients. SKM’s Mining and Metals team, now well in excess of 2,000 personnel across the globe, is working on the development of facilities in many commodities. These include iron ore, coal, nickel, bauxite, alumina, aluminium, mineral sands, copper, industrial minerals and precious metals. Projects can be delivered from Mining & Metals offices located in Perth, Brisbane, Santiago, Chile, Newcastle, Adelaide, Manila, London and Yangzhou, China. Planning for offices in Peru and Brazil is also progressing. A able to offer clients a whole of mine life service, including the following services:
This Technical Support division delivers world-class spares and repairs, life cycle cost modelling, reliability engineering and technical publication management services.
This division is driving a smart new era of intelligent surveillance and information delivery using unmanned systems, such as unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). Key programs include:
Australian Army ScanEagle UAV surveillance and reconnaissance
Royal Singaporean Navy ScanEagle UAV fleet integration
Component & Maintenance Support Services
The Component & Maintenance Support Services group provides the full range of composite and other structural and component maintenance solutions for government, defence and commercial customers with an expansive workshop capability. Key programs, workshops and/or their locations include:
Boeing Australia Component Repairs at Tullamarine Airport (Victoria)
Royal Australian Air Force Base Workshops at Amberley (Queensland), Oakey (Queensland) and Williamtown (New South Wales)
Advanced Manufacturing Services
New Business Transition
This division of GS&S captures significant new business opportunities and transitions them into the appropriate GS&S division.