In Episode 57, “The New Future”, Blenheim Partners’ Gregory Robinson speaks to Gabby Costigan MBE, Chief Executive Officer of BAE Systems Australia. She is also Chair of the Council for Women and Families United by Defence Service and was previously Chief Executive Officer for Linfox International Group. A retired Colonel in the Australian Army, she has had a distinguished career that included commanding logistic operations for both Australian and US deployed military forces.

In an open conversation, Gabby shares her experience in the army, having been to Afghanistan and Iraq and how she made the successful transition from the military to the corporate world. Greg and Gabby discuss the exciting growth trajectory of the Australian defence industry and how it will shape the country moving forward with the billions being invested into the sector, a beacon of hope in these most challenging of times, with the technologies being developed in our backyard that will give Australian industry a competitive advantage for years to come.

listen also on