Tristan Gibbons

Talent Manager

Nicknames: Gibbo

How would you summarize what you do at Kinexus in one paragraph?

I work in the South Australian team and support Defence Land & Aerospace roles across the country. I provide advice to people that are interested in Defence opportunities and help connect them with people that can help them achieve their goals.

What do you like best about working at Kinexus?

I enjoy working at Kinexus because not only do I get to work with a great team, in a great environment, I also get to experience new and interesting challenges daily.

What’s your favourite part of your job?

My favourite part about working at Kinexus is having the ability to help present likeminded technical people with new opportunities.

What has been your least favourite job and why?

My least favourite job was as a Security Guard, I didn’t enjoy driving around checking the physical security of buildings.

Why did you choose your profession?

I chose this profession to gain new experience and to challenge myself.

What words of wisdom would you pass onto your childhood self?

Success doesn’t happen overnight.

What was your dream job growing up?

Video game design

What are 2 things you most grateful for?

The two things I am grateful are the time I spent in the Defence and the friends I have gained over the years.