Rear Admiral Lee Goddard CSC reveals his next steps after deciding to forge a new career following 34 years of full-time service with the Royal Australian Navy.
In this episode of the Defence Insight Podcast, Rear Admiral Lee Goddard joins host Phil Tarrant to discuss the Navy veteran’s future.
The pair delve into RADM Goddard’s 34-year journey with the ADF, with the senior serviceman revealing the skills and lessons his learned along the way.
RADM Goddard also explains why he’s chosen to transition into a new career, and discusses his new role at philanthropic organisation the Minderoo Foundation.
Finally, the Navy veteran provides his thoughts on the future of maritime security and Australia’s broader defence strategy.
Enjoy the podcast,
The Defence Connect team
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Episode 257: PODCAST: Strengthening the defence ecosystem — Scott Carpendale, VP and MD of Boeing Defence Australia
Episode 256: INSIGHT: The future of air power with Northrop Grumman chief executive Chris Deeble and leading defence science expert Dr Jackie Craig
Episode 255: INSIGHT: Building a future-ready workforce — SA Minister for Innovation and Skills David Pisoni
Episode 254: INSIGHT: Implications of the COVID-19 pandemic on foreign affairs, defence and trade – Senator David Fawcett
Episode 253: PODCAST: Discussing the past and future of RAAF after its centenary
Episode 252: INSIGHT: Examining the relationship between Defence and civil society — Major Cate Carter from the Australian Defence College
Episode 251: INSIGHT: Proposing an alternative plan for Defence — Meryl Swanson, shadow assistant minister for defence
Episode 250: INSIGHT: Celebrating female participation in the Navy — Rear Admiral Katherine Richards, head of Navy engineering
Episode 249: INSIGHT: Journeying through Australia’s military history — Dr Will Davies, author and historian