Geoffrey D. Askew AM, has held positions in the Australian Defence Force, Victoria State Police and Australian Airlines before joining Qantas in 1994. Reporting directly to the Chief Executive, Geoff was the Senior Executive responsible for security and security risk management, and later, business resilience and emergency management across the Qantas Group of companies for 15 years.
Geoff has been an active member on numerous Australian and State Government committees including the Commonwealth Governments Critical Infrastructure Advisory Council. He was also a member of the Australian Delegation to the Australian New Zealand Leadership Forum between 2004 and 2008 co-chairing the Transport Working Group, the Australian American Leadership Dialogue and the Australian Critical Infrastructure Protection Delegation to the USA.
Geoff was appointed as a Member in the General Division of the Order of Australia on Australia Day 2010. His citation read; “For service to the aviation industry through contributions to security policy and the development of improved crisis management programs”.
Geoff brings unparalleled expertise to SX technologies in addressing the key concerns of the customer. Achievements in policy and strategic development, intelligence-led risk management, change management as well as business resilience have been some of Geoff’s career highlights.