Lodge Service
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Ben Macdonald

Ben Macdonald is Chief Technology Officer at Lodge Service, and has over 20 years of retail experience, including 15 years at a management and executive level at Wilko. He has a record in strong leadership and […]

Gary Morrison
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Gary Morrison

Gary Morrison is CEO of the New Zealand Security Association (NZSA). A qualified accountant by trade, Gary joined Armourguard Security as a junior accountant, and during his 20 plus years with the company progressed through […]

Reuben Steff
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Reuben Steff

Dr Reuben Steff is lecturer in International Relations and Global Security at the University of Waikato. Dr Steff holds a PhD in Security Studies and a Masters in International Studies (MInSt) from the University of Otago, […]

Simon Ewing-Jarvie
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Simon Ewing-Jarvie

Dr Simon Ewing-Jarvie is Chief Disruption Officer at Torquepoint Ltd. He served in the New Zealand Army (Royal New Zealand Infantry Regiment) for 25 years, with senior roles in peacekeeping operations in Sinai and East Timor. […]

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 […]

Ross Browne
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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, […]

Peter Greener
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Peter Greener

Dr Peter Greener is Editor-at-large, Line of Defence Magazine, and the author of articles in several issues of the magazine, including the popular NZDF Service Chiefs interview series and feature articles on defence operations and […]

Andrew Scothern
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Andrew Scothern

Andrew Scothern, Chief Software Architect at Gallagher, has over 20 years’ experience in product development encompassing software development, software architecture, R&D management and IT advisory roles. He loves to work where people, process and technology […]

Alan Ryan
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Alan Ryan

Dr Alan Ryan is the Executive Director of the Australian Civil-Military Centre. He was previously the Principal of the Centre for Defence and Strategic Studies at the Australian Defence College. Prior to this appointment he […]