QLD: Darren Edwards


Engagement and Collaboration: in a new Defence environment


 Darren Edwards

We are pleased to announce that Darren Edwards, Vice President and Managing Director of Boeing Defence Australia (BDA), will be the keynote speaker at the next Defence in Business networking event.

Darren will be speaking on the nature of the new Defence Acquisition and Sustainment environment, highlighting the critical roles that both Prime Contractors and SME play in developing capability for the ADF. Darren Edwards provides a Prime's view on how the Australian Defence Industry is evolving and how we can collaborate and integrate contractors, consultants and Prime's as teams dedicated to the success of Defence projects and programs

Darren served as BDA chief operating officer from 2011 to 2015 after spending a decade prior with Boeing in Australia and in the U.S. in leadership roles spanning the Boeing Service Company, Supplier Management and Boeing Defense, Space & Security. Before joining Boeing, Edwards held numerous command and logistic appointments with the Australian Defence Force.

The Defence in Business Queensland Committee member, Tim Walmsley, will MC and share future event plans, which will be followed by a business card draw, food and networking. 


Wednesday 2nd May 2018
5.30pm arrival for a 6.00pm presentation


32 Cordelia Street, SOUTH BRISBANE


Standard $39 pp  
Members & Active Defence Discounts

Groups 2 or more people $33 pp

Premium Members FREE

Food and drinks will be provided 
RSVP online by 30 April 2018

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