Director of Engineering Capability, BAE Systems Australia

Kirsty Bateman is the Director of Engineering – Capability at BAE Systems. Kirsty is responsible for defining the capability vision for design, production and sustainment, including the people, tools, process and practice. Kirsty has worked in both the civil and defence sectors, and has experience in delivering complex real time safety critical systems and large hardware programs. She worked for both national and multinational companies in both in the UK and Australia. Kirsty is a highly skilled engineer leader with proven experience in driving business strategy, solution design and delivering complex systems.