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How Did You Get There? An Interview With Tehmur KHAN GALINDO

By Kinexus on 31 August 2017
Tehmur was appointed Managing Director - ANZ & South Asia at Indra in January 2017. Indra is a global consulting and technology company and the technology partner for core business operations of its client’s businesses throughout the world. Specialising in fields such as Defence & Security, Transport & Traffic, Energy & Industry, Telecommunications & Media, Financial Services and Public Administrations & Healthcare. Indra has been present in Australia through its fully owned subsidiary since 2007, with headquarters in Sydney. Some of its most high-profile contracts include: Air 5431 Phase 1 in Defence, it is the leading supplier of Radars and Navaids equipment to Airservices Australia and in 2014 they were awarded Sydney Train’s integrated surveillance system, that includes the supply of 9500+ IP cameras across its 330 stations and integrating these into a state of the art video management system.

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How Did You Get There? An Interview with Tracey Friend of Milskil

By Kinexus on 16 March 2017
Manager of corporate strategy and planning at Milskil, Tracey Friend has over 30 years experience in the military aviation sector including three years as Officer Commanding 42 Wing. Speaker, trainer, leader and manager, Tracey has a passion for strategic planning and critical analysis at the organisational level. We chat to Tracey about how she got to where she is today, what’s contributed to her success and what advice she has for managing a career within the Defence Industry.
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How Did you Get There? An Interview with Errika Meades - Independent Defence Advisor

By Kinexus on 22 December 2016
  Errika Meades has worked extensively with the Australian Defence Organisation and Defence industry for 29 years. Having served as a Supply Officer in the Royal Australian Navy before moving to industry appointments in 1999. Recently completed a Market Leader role with GHD, she has also held several business management and leadership roles for Australian Defence organisations including GHD, Boeing Defence Australia, QinetiQ Australia, Jacobs Australia and the Capability Acquisition & Sustainment Group (formally the Defence Materiel Organisation). Errika now offers consulting services as an independent contractor with her areas of expertise being: Project Management Support, Integrated Logistic Support, Safety Management/Seaworthiness Assurance, Strategic Business Advice, Verification & Validation, Technical Certification, Business Development, Business Analysis, Change Management and Operations Management. We sat down with Errika and chatted about her experience and how she got to where she is today.
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How Did You Get There? - An Interview with Len Neist

By Kinexus on 27 October 2016
To celebrate Australian Safety Week, we caught up with Len Neist, an ex-RAAF engineer, now chief engineer at Public Transport Victoria to chat not only about how he got to where he is today, but also discuss how he's seen different industries approach safety and what he thinks the emerging trends are in the safety space. Len has an impressive resume. He's worked as a mechanical engineer, aerospace systems engineer, regulator, policy officer, safety assurance specialist, lead incident investigator, project director, project manager, capability definition and procurement specialist, chief executive, board risk specialist, executive coach and trusted advisor to government. He has worked directly for senior leaders such as the chief of air force, deputy premier NSW, minister for transport NSW, executive director surface transport Abu Dhabi. Find out what's contributed to Len's success and what changes he's seen in the safety space over the years.
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How Did You Get There? - An Interview with Chris Williams

By Kinexus on 29 September 2016
Chris has an impressive history at the helm of a leading Australian Defence organisation H.I.Fraser. As the General Manager of East Australia and Executive Director of Marketing and Strategy, Chris specialises in business operations, strategy, marketing and complex project management. Chris spent 11 years in the Australian Navy as a Submarine Navigator and Warfare Officer and was awarded the Centenary Medal by the Governor General and Prime Minister for exceptional service and leadership. We had a chat with Chris to find out what's led to his success and what career advice he has for other professionals.
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How Did You Get There? - An interview with Christine Chen

By Kinexus on 8 September 2016
Winner of the AIDN Young Achiever Award NSW in 2015 and the Engineers Australia's, Young Professional Engineer of the Year Award 2015 (NSW) - to name just a few of her accolades, Christine Chen has achieved a lot of success in her career. A Senior System Engineer at Thales Australia, she also serves as Director of The Warren Centre for Advanced Engineering and is a committee member at Engineers Australia (Sydney division). Christine has a passion for the profession of engineering and empowering young engineers to build their careers and promote the engineering profession. We had a chat with Christine Chen to find out what's lead to her success and what advice she offers other young engineers.
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