John Baird (Business Development Director)
John has had an extensive and distinguished military career with both the British and Australian Armies. He is a graduate of the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst having been on operational tours in a number of countries with 3 Parachute Regiment. He is currently a Reservist with the Capability and Technology Management College (CTMC) focussing on Postgraduate development projects within ADFA/UNSW Canberra. John has a detailed knowledge and broad experience of military procurement processes and capability development. He is responsible for developing and implementing the Company’s business development strategies with a particular emphasis on military markets in Australia, Europe and SE Asia.
Trevor Finklaire (Business Development Associate)
Trevor Finklaire CBE is a graduate of the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst with over 20 years of commissioned service in the British Army which culminated as Commanding Officer of a British Army Infantry Battalion. He has developed comprehensive skills and experience in growing new business in the land close combat domain having worked for over 10 years as a senior business development manager. He has developed successful strategies, capture plans and win themes for emerging and long term opportunities both in Australia and overseas. He is a Graduate in Defence Technology (Cranfield University) and a member of the Association of Project Managers.
In May 2015 Trevor retired from the Company after 4 years as its Business Development Director. He continues to provide specialist advice in relation to the Company’s business development strategies.