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Paul Bates

BA, Grad Dip Information Mgt, Dip Leadership and Mgt, MBA

General Manager, Operations

Paul was appointed General Manager Operations on 1 December 2017.

Paul has substantial maritime operations experience. Prior to his appointment at ANI, Paul was General Manager - Infrastructure of the Defence SA Techport Common User Facility (CUF), ensuring the successful delivery of the CUF and other contracted services to the AWD Program since 2009. From 2006, Paul was Project and Bid Manager for DMS Maritime Pty Ltd (now Serco Defence), leading a number of successful tenders for that company.

Paul holds a Master of Business Administration and is a graduate of the Australian Defence Force Academy. He served for 18 years in the Royal Australian Navy, holding a variety of operations roles both at sea and ashore.