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 322: PODCAST: 45 Days – The Fight For A Nation, with Emile Ghessen
Episode 321: PODCAST: News wrap – Chapter closed: Subs program turns new page
Episode 320: SPOTLIGHT: Revolutionising the space domain, with Lockheed Martin Australia and Inovor Technologies
Episode 319: PODCAST: Supporting defence businesses, with DSTG’s Nigel McGinty and Robert Hunjet
Episode 318: PODCAST: Digitising the ADF for better and safer training, with Shane Acorn and Daniel Pace
Episode 317: PODCAST: An uncertain world, with MAJGEN (Ret’d) Mick Ryan
Episode 316: PODCAST: The worsening geostrategic environment
Episode 315: PODCAST: News wrap – Strengthening maritime capability
Episode 314: SPOTLIGHT: Unpacking the Aegis combat weapons system, with Lockheed Martin Australia’s Neale Prescott and Rob Milligan
Episode 313: PODCAST: Building a regional maritime hub, with Babcock’s Brad Yelland