Growing our Australian Defence and National Security business

Beca has appointed Mick Richardson as General Manager of the Australian Defence and National Security business, further strengthening our Defence leadership and capability.

Since joining Beca three years ago Mick has delivered outcomes for a range of clients including the Royal Australian Navy and the Capability Acquisition and Sustainment Group. Prior to Beca, he had an accomplished 31-year career as a Marine Engineer Officer in the Royal Australian Navy in a wide variety of operational, maritime sustainment, and capability development roles. 

Mick says he is looking forward to the opportunity to grow the Defence and National Security team in Australia to ensure we continue to meet the current and future needs of our clients. 

“I look forward to the challenges of sustainably growing the Defence and National Security team in Australia. I’ve inherited a great team of highly talented, committed and hardworking individuals to come on the journey with me.” Mick says.

Beca’s Managing Director, Craig Lee said he has every confidence Mick has what it takes to continue to build Beca’s Defence and National Security capability.

“Mick is an excellent operator who truly understands the challenges and opportunities experienced by our clients. Under Mick’s leadership our Australian Defence and National Security clients and the Beca team are in good hands. I look forward to supporting him in our continued pursuit to deliver capability together.” Craig said.

Mick will be closely supported by David Barter, Business Director - Clients and Markets, and Shaun Beetham, Operations Manager - Defence and National Security.  

For further information on our Defence and National Security team, skills and projects, visit us here, or get in touch with Mick directly. 


See also May 2020