Chris is an experienced Mechanical Engineer with a keen interest in defence systems engineering and project management. He has a Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering (with honours) and is currently undertaking a Masters of Project Management.
Chris’ experience includes significant exposure to maritime sustainment in both Sydney and Darwin. This includes platform systems engineering for CASG ensuring cross-class capability is provided to all major RAN assets.
Chris has also worked as the lead Mechanical engineer for a major defence contractor in Darwin ensuring availability of RAN Patrol Boats with a high tempo Usage Upkeep Cycle. Prior to this Chris worked in the fast-paced world of motorsport as a communications engineer supporting Formula One.
Chris’ key strengths are his ability to communicate clearly with a variety of stakeholders and help in bridging the gap between engineering, commercial and sustainment.