Mr. Brett Biddington AM
Brett Biddington founded a consulting company in 2010 that specialises in space and cyber security matters. He led the team that delivered the International Astronautical Congress, in Adelaide in 2017. Previously he was a member of Cisco Systems’ global space team and before that an officer in the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) specialising in intelligence, security and capability development. His responsibilities in the latter role included sponsorship of space projects and the Jindalee Over-the-horizon Radar Network (JORN) project.
He is a director of the Institute for Regional Security, a Canberra-based ‘think tank’, and also of the Space Environment Research Cooperative Research Centre. (SERC). He is Chair of the Advisory Committee for the Victorian Space Science Education Centre (VSSEC), located in Melbourne.
He holds an Adjunct Professorial appointment in the Security Research Institute at Edith Cowan University in Perth, one of Australia’s most important cyber security research organisations.
Brett was admitted as a Member of the Order of Australia for services to the Australian space sector in 2012.