PODCAST: Glynn Phillips, CEO of BAE Systems Australia

PODCAST: Glynn Phillips, CEO of BAE Systems Australia

Glynn Phillips BAE Systems Australia

CEO of BAE Systems Australia Glynn Phillips joins Phillip Tarrant to discuss technology and innovation in BAE Systems and the defence industry, academia and business within defence, identifying sovereign capabilities, how to meet the capabilities and challenges of the future, and creating that capability ‘edge’.

Phillips has had a distinguished 25-year career within the defence industry, beginning in 1990 as a trainee accountant with Siemens Plessey Defence Systems. Following the company’s integration with British Aerospace in 1998 and eventual merger with GEC Marconi to form BAE Systems in 2000, Glynn was appointed financial controller for the Customer Solutions and Support Group. He was later named group financial controller for BAE Systems PLC, then finance director for the Hawk aircraft and, eventually, CEO of BAE Systems Australia.

Phillips' pivotal roles across BAE Systems have given him a unique insight to the global defence industry.

Enjoy the show,

The Defence Connect team.

Listen to previous episodes of the Defence Connect podcast:

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
Episode 63: PODCAST: The art of influence, Nicole Matejic, Info Ops HQ
Episode 62: PODCAST: The industrial dating service, Peter Webster, Industry Capability Network NSW
Episode 61: PODCAST: Expanding UK business interests in Australian defence industry, Stephen Phipson CBE, DIT DSO
Episode 60: PODCAST: Defending the defence industry, Daniel Mendoza-Jones, Mendoza Legal and Consulting founder
Episode 59: PODCAST: Making industry a fundamental input to capability, Andrew Garth, general manager, CDIC
Episode 58: PODCAST: The shifting sands of AIC, Lee Stanley, Daronmont Technologies

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