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Jim Walker AM (Chair)

Jim Walker AM (Chair)

Jim Walker is the Vice President and Managing Director of Rockwell Collins Asia Pacific. Employing over 20,000 people Rockwell Collins is one of the largest suppliers of avionics and communications products to  the global aerospace and defence industries.

Jim has a over 30 years experience in engineering, manufacturing and technology development in the aerospace industry. He has been the CEO of a number of companies and was also General Manager of The Boeing Company's  Network Enabled Systems Business Unit in Australia. Prior  to this Jim served in the Royal Australian Air Force working in the areas of satellite operations, communications, intelligence, engineering and training.

Jim has held a number of board appointments throughout his career and is currently a director on the Translational Research Institute board  and the China Eastern and Rockwell Collins Joint venture in Shanghai. He has also held the position of Chair of the Mater Research Board since 2013. Jim is a Member of the Order of Australia, an award which recognizes his contribution to the Australian aerospace industry.


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