Rear Admiral Raydon Gates AO CSM

Rear Admiral Raydon Gates has served as the Chief Executive of Lockheed Martin since 2011 after a distinguished career in the Royal Australian Navy. Rear Admiral Gates has previously held the position of Board Member and CEO of the Kokoda Foundation, a chief Canberra-based independent think-tank. Subsequently he has spent time working as a private consultant in Defence and National Security. He also undertook a tutoring role in Leadership and Strategic Studies at the Australian Defence College, and served as a Director of the Williams Foundation. He holds a Masters Degree in Business Administration, a Graduate Diploma in Strategic Studies, and a Diploma of Company Directorship. In addition, he is a graduate of a number of strategic leadership management programs from Mt Eliza Management College, the Australian Graduate School of Management, and Oxford and Harvard Universities.