Brett Biddington owns his own Canberra-based consulting firm which focuses on space and cyber-space policy, security and industry development subjects. He is a member of the Government’s Australian Space Industry Innovation Council, Chair of the Space Industry Association of Australia and is also involved with the governance of Australian astronomy. He has written two papers for a Canberra-based ‘think tank’ (www.kokodafoundation.org) which discuss some of the factors Australia needs to consider as it develops its national space policy and capabilities.
Between 2002 and 2009 Brett was a member of the Global Space Team of Cisco Systems. This followed a 23 year career in the Royal Australian Air Force where he specialised in intelligence, security and capability development. He sponsored a wide range of command and control, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance projects, including the Jindalee Over the Horizon Radar Project (JORN) and classified space projects.