John Parkin

Operations Manager – PMB Defence Batteries

John Parkin is the PMB Defence Batteries Operations Manager and is responsible for all aspects of contract and product delivery, new contracts, customer support, service and manufacturing procurement. These responsibilities extend to relationships with all Commonwealth agencies and ASC.

Before moving to Industry, John was an officer in the Royal Australia Navy where, as a Seaman Specialist, he served in Aircraft Carriers, Destroyers, Frigates and Patrol Boats. He qualified as a Principle Warfare Officer with sub-specialisations in Communications and Electronic Warfare. Having had both sea and shore command positions, he left the Navy in 2003 as a Commander.

During the past nine years, Mr Parkin has been employed in the Defence and Resources industries, working in Program and Contract management roles with General Dynamics Land Systems (Australia), SANTOS (Oil and Gas) and now PMB Defence.