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Mr. Tony Smart currently holds a senior business development role responsible for proposals development and capture for CEA Technologies Pty Limited.

Tony’s initial career started in the mining industry and whilst briefly in Air Traffic Management Systems, his Defence career began as a software engineer working RAAF Orion programs including the ESM and Avionics upgrades, the New Construction Submarine, Wedgetail and Echidna, both in Australia and for a period in the USA. As manager of the EW R&D group at BAE Systems Tony led a large team of engineers and project managers in EW and Photonic programs primarily with DSTO. He has also consulted with the Booz & Co defence practise.

Tony now enjoys working the exciting opportunities that present with CEA’s technology for local and foreign markets in the CEA Business Development office. His career has given him skills in the areas of Business Development, Project & Program Management, Systems and Software Engineering for Electronic Warfare and Combat Management Systems. Tony has board experience and currently sits on the RPDE Board.

As a board member, Tony seeks to further the aims of the Australian Chapter of the AOC by broadening the presence and activities of the AOC in Canberra for like-minded professionals. An Adelaide native, Tony now resides in Canberra.