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PODCAST: Providing an agile workforce to the defence industry – Drew Horsell, Horsell, and Jon Westerland, KBR

Drew Horsell

Veteran-owned consulting business Horsell has been providing personalised services in the defence space for the last 13 years.

Veteran-owned consulting business Horsell has been providing personalised services in the defence space for the last 13 years.

On this episode of the Defence Connect Podcast, host Phil Tarrant is joined by Horsell’s director and principal consultant, Drew Horsell, and professionalisation manager at KBR, Jon Westerland, to talk about how the two companies collaborate to deliver value to the nation’s defence sector.

Horsell explains why he decided to leave the military and establish his own business, how he ensures he is recruiting the right people, and why effective communication is so critical for defence industry SMEs.

Enjoy the podcast,

The Defence Connect team

Listen to previous episodes of the Defence Connect podcast:

Episode 218: INSIGHT: An Army in motion – Lieutenant General Rick Burr, AO, DSC, MVO
Episode 217: INSIGHT: Maximising local industry content and our advantages in the Indo-Pacific – Matt Keogh, shadow minister for defence industry
Episode 216: INSIGHT: Chief of Air Force on shaping the RAAF to meet an evolving strategic environment
Episode 215: INSIGHT: Capability development, interoperability and the US-Australia relationship – Mark Weinrich, US Marine Attaché, US embassy, Canberra
Episode 214: PODCAST: Maintaining agility through COVID-19 – Grant Sanderson, Electro Optic Systems
Episode 213: INSIGHT: Lessons on national security from a career in diplomacy – Dave Sharma MP
Episode 212: PODCAST: From micro-business to leading distributor - Graeme Bulte, Aquaterro
Episode 211: PODCAST: Supporting Australia’s veterans and service personnel - Jason Scanes, Forsaken Fighters
Episode 210: PODCAST: Bolstering domestic capabilities in the wake of coronavirus – Robert Nioa, NIOA
Episode 208: INSIGHT: COVID-19 implications on national sovereignty - the Hon. David Fawcett

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