Mike is a 30-year member of the ADF. In 2023 he is Director General Reserves at AHQ. Concurrently he is a consultant where he supports and enables Defence and industry performance. He assisted the last whitepaper as a member of the minister’s 6-person expert panel. Mike has worked shoulder-to-shoulder with Defence and industry revitalising our approach to sovereignty, supported state government’s defence industry strategy, and aided business and universities to build Defence-relevant capabilities.