Proximity

Warren King

Expert Advisor

Phone: 1800 959 885

Mobile: 0438 156 605

Email: warren.king@proximity.com.au


Experience

Warren is the former Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Australia’s Defence Materiel Organisation (DMO) and former Chairman of Navantia, Australia and Member of Northrop Grumann’s International Advisory Board.

Warren has had a remarkable and diverse career, spread across the military, industry, and Defence sectors. After serving 20 years in the Navy, Warren held a variety of senior positions in Industry ranging from small Australian enterprises to large multinational corporations.

He was recruited by the Department of Defence to develop and implement the Air Warfare Destroyer Project and subsequently held a number of increasingly senior positions within the Department culminating in has appointment as the CEO of DMO, the organisation charged with procuring and maintaining equipment for the Australian Defence Force. During his time as CEO he was responsible for leading the the remediation of many troubled projects and the implementation of effective Governance and project management arrangements.