PODCAST: Raydon Gates Rear Admiral RAN (Retd), non-executive director, QinetiQ

Raydon Gates

Industry stalwart and former CEO of Lockheed Martin Australia and New Zealand Raydon Gates was just this week announced to Australian board of QinetiQ at a time of growth for the business, including the acquisition of RubiKon Group.

Gates joins Defence Connect Podcast host Phillip Tarrant and shares his insights on an industry in transition – and the critical steps organisations can take to focus on defence business opportunities, connect with government and position themselves to win more defence work.

Listen to previous episodes of the Defence Connect podcast:

Episode 73: PODCAST: Building long-term capability for defence and industry through LAND 400, Brian Gathright, vice president of business development, BAE Systems Australia
Episode 72: PODCAST: Shaping the conversation in defence industry, Kate Louis, head of defence and industry policy, Australian Industry Group
Episode 71: PODCAST: Technology transfer in naval shipbuilding, Sean Costello, director, Fincantieri Australia
Episode 70: PODCAST: Taking the reins of a defence prime, Gabby Costigan, BAE Systems Australia, CEO
Episode 69: PODCAST: A smooth transition to defence industry – Colin Thorne, partner, engineering and asset management, KPMG
Episode 68: PODCAST: Leading from the front in defence industry, Warren King, chairman, Navantia Australia
Episode 67: PODCAST: From the scullery to the Senate, Rex Patrick, senator for South Australia
Episode 66: PODCAST: Finding the right signal in Defence, Livia Brady, managing director, Rojone
Episode 65: PODCAST: Manufacturing the future for defence SMEs, Medhat Wassaf, Milspec Manufacturing & AIDN NSW
Episode 64: PODCAST: Unmanned surface vessels and the future of Navy, Robert Dane, OCIUS Technology

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