Captain Gregory Laxton CSC RAN
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Gregory Laxton

Captain Gregory Laxton CSC RAN is senior engineer in the Royal Australian Navy Surface Force Command, which comprises the RAN’s major fleet units, including helicopter landing ships, destroyers, frigates and replenishment ships. He was formerly director […]

Wayne Mapp
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Wayne Mapp

The Honourable Dr Wayne Mapp QSO was New Zealand’s Minister of Defence and Minister of Science and Innovation from 2008 to 2011. He served as the Member of Parliament for the North Shore electorate from […]

John Battersby
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John Battersby

Dr John Battersby is the New Zealand Police National Intelligence Centre Teaching Fellow at the Centre for Defence and Security Studies, Massey University, and also Senior Sergeant in charge of the Central Specialist Search Group […]

Chris Proctor
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Chris Proctor

Chris Proctor is Head of Visitor Safety, Regional Facilities Auckland, an Auckland Council organisation. Chris spent 28 years in the Intelligence Corps of the British Army, where his role was that of a security consultant […]

J. Scott Hauger
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J. Scott Hauger

Dr J. Scott Hauger is a professor at the Daniel K. Inouye Asia Pacific Center for Security Studies where he lectures in environmental security and issues of the global commons. Dr. Hauger’s military service included […]

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Ross Browne

Ross Browne is Director of Triplex Consulting and a former commercial advisor to the New Zealand Defence Force. Articles (as author) ‘Fee for capability’ the way to fly for RNZAF?, Line of Defence Magazine, Spring […]

Bryson Payne
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Bryson Payne

Dr Bryson Payne is the founding Director of the Center for Cyber Operations Education at the University of North Georgia (UNG), USA, an NSA Center for Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense. He is also a […]

Nicholas Dynon
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Nicholas Dynon

Nicholas Dynon is Managing Editor of Defsec Media’s defence, security and safety publications. His 14-year career with Australia’s Department of Immigration and Border Protection (now Home Affairs) included roles in Sydney and Parliament House, Canberra, […]