Kim Scott

As the Principal Director of TAO Consulting, Kim provides consulting services to the Australian defence, security and intelligence markets. With over 30 years of experience working in defence technology, including seven years at DST and 23 years in the Defence industry, Kim has an outstanding track record of achieving results, leading teams and developing and delivering growth strategies for profitable business enterprises.

Kim is also a director of Chatham Capital Exchange, an online brokerage company connecting small and medium-sized enterprises with potential investors and buyers.

Kim has also held senior executive roles at BAE Systems Australia, Tenix Defence and Vision Abell, directing business units in land and electronic systems. He is a respected member of the South Australian defence community and has held positions on many boards including Chair of the Defence Systems Innovation Centre and Chair of the Defence Teaming Centre. He is also a member of the Premier’s Science and Industry Council and the Centre for Defence Communications Information Networks.