Wes Bartlett

Wes Bartlett is a Royal Australian Electrical and Mechanical Engineering Officer. In 2017 and 18 he was Divisional Officer at the Australian Defence Force Academy, where he actively sought to employ ‘radical candour’ as part of training future ADF leaders.  

The views expressed in this article are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the position of the Australian Army, the Department of Defence or the Australian Government.

Break In

Candour in Australian Defence Force Leaders

Do our leaders really want 'frank and fearless' advice? Wes Bartlett outlines how we can do better.

By Wes Bartlett