Tony is a retired NZDF Colonel with a background in high risk activities such as mixed gas construction diving, explosive demolitions (land and underwater), landmine clearance as well as horizontal and vertical construction/destruction, and training.
He has operated and managed projects in extremely hostile environments such as Former Yugoslavia, Former USSR, Somalia, Yemen and Liberia. Tony has worked as a New Zealand Defense Attaché providing advice to the NZ Government, providing direction on defence relationships, maximising New Zealand’s security and broader interests. Tony has also represented the NZDF in Joint Operational Command Centers around the globe.
Tony holds a Masters degree in Integrated Logistics, a post graduate diploma in Defence and Strategic Studies, and is a qualified Lead Auditor and Health & Safety Consultant.