Chief Joint Defence Services
- Appointed in November 2019.
- Has served as commander logistics at Defence Logistics Command and as logistic commander land.
- Served as commanding officer of 2nd Logistics Battalion and then chief of staff, 2nd Land Force Group. Served in Iraq as a UN military advisor, and on return to NZ became military secretary, Army General Staff.
- Regimental appointments have included a tour in Antarctica as detachment commander and a deployment to East Timor as the 4th NZ Battalion Group’s officer commanding combat services support company.
- Served at headquarters of the joint operations command in Sydney. On return to NZ became assistant military secretary before a posting to headquarters of Joint Forces NZ.
- Awarded an Australian Defence Force commendation for his work after the 2004 Boxing Day Tsunami.
- In June 2006 appointed a Member of the New Zealand Order of Merit.
- Graduate of the NZDF Command and Staff College (Dux) and the Dwight D. Eisenhower School for National Security and Resource Strategy (Distinguished Graduate). Holds post-graduate diploma in arts (Distinction), Master of business administration and a Master of science in national resource strategy (Distinguished Graduate).
CareerNew Zealand Defence Force / Te Ope Kātua o Aotearoa
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