Steve Jones


Steve Jones is a Yorta Yorta man and is passionate about giving back to his people. Steve spent 31 years in the Australian Defence Forces, achieving the rank of Colonel. He built a strong reputation as an outstanding leader and an expert in the fields of security, logistics and human resource management. In January 2001 he was awarded the prestigious Member of the Military Division of the Order of Australia. He was, and still is, recognized as both a proactive manager and a ‘change agent.’

He has strong interpersonal skills with the ability to relate effectively with all people regardless of status. He is a very effective communicator, both oral and written. Steve has spent the last 20 years in senior management roles where he regularly coaches and mentors his staff.

Expertise / Specialisation

  • Human Resources Management
  • Global Business Development
  • Change Agent
  • Leading multi discipline teams
    in Australia, Asia Pacific, Middle East
    and African regions
  • Coaching
  • Mentoring

Business Experience

  • Senior Advisor, Palladium International
  • Director, Business Development DynCorp
  • Contract Manager, Serco
  • Program Manager, DynCorp Somalia
    Peacekeeping Program
  • Director BD Middle East, Aviation and
    Counter Drugs, DynCorp
  • Program Director, ADF/NDF
  • ADF, 31 years, achieving rank of Colonel

Education / Business Coaching

  • Executive MBA, AGSM, University of NSW
  • Bachelor of Arts (Military Studies),
    University of NSW
  • Graduate Diploma, Strategic Studies,
    University of Canberra
  • Graduate Diploma, Defence Studies,
    Deakin University
  • Graduate Diploma Management, AGSM
  • Graduate Member, Australian Institute
    Company Directors AICD