Mr Scott Hicks

Vice President Business Development Space Systems and Australasia
Age: 53


Qualifications

  • Master of Arts (Strategic Studies), Deakin University
  • Master of Defence Studies, UNE
  • Bachelor of Professional Studies, UNE
  • Graduate, Centre for Defence and Strategic Studies
  • Graduate, Army Command and Staff College
  • Graduate, Australian Institute of Company Directors

Employment History

2017- present, Vice President Business Development Space Systems and Australasia, Electro Optic Systems, Canberra

2015-2016, Senior Military Logistic Adviser, Afghan Army and Police, NATO, Afghanistan

2012-2015, Director General Defence Force Recruiting, Department of Defence of Australia, Canberra

2011, Student, Centre for Defence and Strategic Studies, Department of Defence of Australia, Canberra

2008-2010, Director Workforce Strategy - Army, Department of Defence of Australia, Canberra

2006-2007, Deputy Director Combat Service Support, ABCA Armies Program, Washington, USA

Profile

  • Currently the EOS Vice President Business Development in the Space Systems division and in the Australasian region for Defence Systems.
  • A retired Brigadier with over 31 year's experience in the Australian Army in a broad range of logistic and strategic workforce appointments including leadership roles at various levels responsible for the delivery of logistic outcomes to deployed forces.
  • Immediately prior to joining EOS, Scott was deployed to Afghanistan as part of the NATO Train, Advise and Assist mission as the senior military logistic advisor providing advice to the highest levels of the Afghan Ministry of Defence, Ministry of the Interior, the Afghan National Army and Afghan National Police

Awards and Recognition

  • Conspicuous Service Cross
  • Operational Service Medal (Afghanistan)
  • Australian Active Service Medal (East Timor)
  • Australian Service Medal (Sinai and Bougainville)
  • International Force East Timor Medal
  • Multinational Force and Observers Medal
  • North Atlantic Treaty Organisation Medal (Afghanistan)
  • Defence Long Service Medal
  • Australian Defence Medal