Tony Fraser was in the Australian Army for 34 years, including a final stint in Defence’s weapons buying arm as Head of Helicopter Systems. From there he exited to industry, leading Finmeccanica’s Australian operation (now Leonardo) then moving to Airbus Australia. Both corporations were in the consortium supplying Defence with $3.5 billion of new helicopters. In November 2018, Fraser moved back into government as the Head of Defence’s weapons buying group.
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A former Colonel in the Australian Army who led logistic operations for both the Australian and US governments. Left the military and moved into a US-based military industry company. Currently, CEO of BAE Systems Australia.