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PODCAST: Supporting Australia’s sovereign shipbuilding capability – Steve Robinson and Lee Kormany, Nova Systems

PODCAST: Supporting Australia’s sovereign shipbuilding capability – Steve Robinson and Lee Kormany, Nova Systems

Australia’s pursuit of a continuous shipbuilding industry has been the driving force behind closer integration between defence industry primes and the nations wealth of SMEs. For Nova Systems Steve Robinson and Lee Kormany, supporting the dialogue between the two levels of defence industry is essential to guaranteeing success. 

Australia’s pursuit of a continuous shipbuilding industry has been the driving force behind closer integration between defence industry primes and the nations wealth of SMEs. For Nova Systems Steve Robinson and Lee Kormany, supporting the dialogue between the two levels of defence industry is essential to guaranteeing success. 

In this podcast, Steve Robinson, Nova Systems chief executive Australia and New Zealand, and Lee Kormany, general manager – maritime, land and future systems, join host Phil Tarrant to discuss delivering Australias sovereign shipbuilding and, more broadly, sovereign defence industry capabilities. 

During this podcast, Robinson and Kormany discuss the development of Nova Systems’ local business from an SME to a large Australian defence business and the company’s role in supporting the growth, development and engagement of Australia’s robust SME sector. 

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Robinson and Kormany also discuss the transition from uniformed personnel to defence industry and the role of defence industry in supporting veterans as they transition their skills and experience into supporting the next generation of defence capability.

Finally, Robinson and Kormany explain the importance of building and sustaining long-term strategic relationships throughout defence industry and the ADF decision makers as a key multiplier for supporting the development of Australian SMEs and their role in developing a sustainable SME supply chain. 

Enjoy the podcast, 

The Defence Connect team

 

Stephen Kuper

Stephen Kuper

Steve has an extensive career across government, defence industry and advocacy, having previously worked for cabinet ministers at both Federal and State levels.

Listen to previous episodes of the Defence Connect podcast:

Episode 433: SPOTLIGHT: Introducing the Australian Digital Defence Industry Matrix, with BenchOn’s Tim Walmsley
Episode 432: SPOTLIGHT: What does sovereignty mean in a post-DIDS industry? With Stephen Kowal, CEO of Atturra
Episode 431: PODCAST: Developing Army’s hand-to-hand combatives program, with Paul Cale
Episode 430: PODCAST: Aussie innovation supporting navies around the world, with Jeffrey Hawkins, Pivot Maritime International
Episode 429: PODCAST: Commercialisation essential to the success of space and defence industry, with Brian Lim
Episode 428: PODCAST: Firebrand topics on Ukraine, Israel, and Australian conscription, with Corporal Matthew ‘Willy’ Williams OAM
Episode 427: PODCAST: Unpacking the surface combatant review with the Honourable Kim Beazley AC
Episode 426: PODCAST: WA ready, willing and able to support defence industry opportunities – Paul Papalia CSC MLA, Minister for Defence Industry and Veterans Issues
Episode 425: PODCAST: Unpacking the independent analysis into Navy’s surface combatant fleet
Episode 424: PODCAST: Bringing together Defence, industry, and academia to drive innovation – Dr David Kershaw, DSTG