BOARD OF DIRECTORS

EOS, Electro Optic Systems, Defence and Space Technology Company

Electro Optic Systems Holdings Limited

Peter Leahy AC

Chair

Peter Leahy AC retired from the Australian Army in July 2008 as a Lieutenant General in the position of Chief of Army, a position he held for 6 years. He has been a Director of EOS since 2008, and has been a member of the Nominations and Remuneration and Audit and Risk Committees. Mr Leahy holds a BA (Military Studies) and a Master of Military Arts and Science, is a graduate of both the Australian and the United States Army Command and General Staff Colleges, and a Fellow of the Australian College of Defence and Strategic Studies. He is a graduate of the British Higher Command and Staff Course, a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and he is a professor and the foundation Director of the National Security Institute at the University of Canberra. Mr Leahy is a Director of Codan Limited, was a Director of Citadel Group Limited prior to its privatisation, and is a member of the Advisory Board of WarpForge Limited. In work related to charities, he is the Chairman of Solider On, Chairman of the Salvation Army Red Shield Appeal Committee in the ACT and was the Chairman of the Australian International Military Games, which brought the Invictus Games to Sydney in 2018.

Ben Greene

Founder, Head of Innovation

Dr Ben Greene developed and deployed laser space tracking capabilities and infrastructure across Australia. He was also the principal designer of the initial remote weapon systems programs for the US Army. Dr Greene is the founder of EOS and the company’s Head of Innovation having previously served as the company’s Group CEO until August 2022. He is widely published in science and technology, has authored numerous patents, and his work has been recognised by NASA and USAF awards. Dr Greene is a past member of Australia’s Prime Ministers Science, Engineering and Innovation Council (PMSEIC), Director of the CRC for Space Environment Management and Deputy Chair of the Western Pacific Laser Tracking Network (WPLTN). Appointed to the Board on 11 April 2002.

David Black

Non-Executive Director

Before retiring from the Deloitte in 2016, Mr Black spent 25 years working in the UK and Australia. During that time he worked with clients, including in the Defence, Manufacturing and Government sectors, on complex accounting, internal and external auditing, risk management, corporate governance and due diligence engagements. Mr Black previously served as the audit partner for the Company for the periods ending from June 2005 to December 2009 and June 2012 to June 2016. He is a Fellow of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand, a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, has a BA (Hons) in Economics, an MBA and is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. Mr Black is Chairman of the Audit and Risk Committee and a member of the Nominations and Remuneration Committee. Appointed to the Board on 1 January 2021

Kate Lundy

Non-Executive Director

Having served as Senator in the Federal Parliament for nearly 20 years, Kate Lundy continues to focus her energy on technology and innovation. In 2017, the Australian National University awarded her a Doctor of Letters (honorary doctorate) for her “exceptional contributions to advocacy and policy for information communications and technology, for the ACT and nationally.” During her time as Senator for the ACT in the Federal Parliament in both Government and Opposition, Ms Lundy held several front bench and Ministerial portfolios, including IT, Innovation, Digital Economy, Manufacturing, Sport and Multicultural Affairs. She is a member of the Audit and Risk Committee and a member of the Nominations and Remuneration Committee. Elected to the board on 23 March 2018.

Geoff Brown AO

Non-Executive Director

Geoff Brown AO, AM retired from the Royal Australian Air Force in May 2015 as Air Marshall in the position of Chief of Air Force. Among his qualifications he holds a BEng (Mech), a Master of Arts (Strategic Studies), Fellow of the Institute of Engineering Australia and is a Fellow of the Royal Aeronautical Society. He is a Director of Lockheed Martin (Australia) Pty Limited, Chairman of the Sir Richard Williams Foundation and Chairman of the Advisory Board of CAE Asia Pacific. He is Chairman of the Nominations and Remuneration Committee and a member of the Audit and Risk Committee. Appointed to the Board on 21 April 2016.

Deena Shiff

Non-Executive Director

Ms Deena Shiff BSc (Econ), BA (Law) FAICD has had a career in government, the law and as a senior executive. She was the founding CEO of Telstra’s corporate venture capital arm, Telstra Ventures, Group Managing Director at Telstra, and was previously a partner in the leading law firm, Mallesons Stephen Jaques. Ms Shiff is currently the Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Marley Spoon AG (ASX:MMM) and is a Non-Executive Director on the board of Appen (ASX:APX), and a Non-Executive Director and Chair of the People and Culture Committees for ProMedicus (ASX:PME) and Opera Australia. She chairs the government’s Australian Broadband Advisory Council, the International Advisory Board of the ARC Centre of Excellence for Automated Decisions and Society, and the Advisory Board of the Australian Centre for China in the World.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

EOS, Electro Optic Systems, Defence and Space Technology Company

EOS Defense Systems USA, Inc

John Berry

Chair

John Berry is a former US government official who was named President of the American Australian Association in 2016. He completed degrees at the University of Maryland, College Park and Syracuse University and worked in local government and as a legislative aide in state government from 1982 to 1985. From 1985 to 1994, Mr Berry worked as legislative director for U.S. Representative Steny Hoyer. He then held posts in the U.S. Treasury Department, the Smithsonian Institution, and the U.S. Department of the Interior until 2000, and worked as director of the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation and the National Zoological Park until 2009, when he was nominated to be the director of the United States Office of Personnel Management. Mr Berry took office after being confirmed by the United States Senate in April 2009. In June 2013, President Obama nominated Berry to be the U.S. Ambassador to Australia. He was confirmed by unanimous consent of the U.S. Senate in August 2013.

Phil Coker

Executive Director

Phil Coker served with the US Army in the US, Europe, Asia and the Middle East as a Cavalry Officer and Analyst for 32 years, achieving the rank of Brigadier General. After retirement, he joined Northrop Grumman as a Director, ultimately managing four production facilities in the US and UK, building robots and command and control systems for the Department of Defense and Law Enforcement customers. Upon retirement in 2016 he formed a consulting company, and was then appointed as the President, EOS Defense Systems USA in February 2018. He is a graduate of the United States Military Academy, holds a master’s degree in Systems Management from USC and a graduate certificate in leadership coaching from the University of Texas in Dallas.

Dr Joe Fitzgerald

Non-Executive Director

Dr Joe Fitzgerald is the owner, Decision Sciences, a consulting firm founded in 1997 providing support for market development, strategic planning, and formulation of technical and business solutions for the Federal Government. The company’s primary focus is on support to the aerospace and defense community. Previously, Dr Fitzgerald was Vice President for Missile Systems Technology and for BDM International where he was responsible for BDM Federal activities in the Huntsville, Redstone, and the North Florida (Eglin AFB) areas. Since 2013 he has also served as the Civilian Aide to the Secretary of the Army for North Alabama, providing individual advice to the Secretary of the Army, the Chief of Staff of the Army and Commanders at all levels.

Ben Greene

Executive Director

Dr Ben Greene developed and deployed laser space tracking capabilities and infrastructure across Australia. He was also the principal designer of the initial remote weapon systems programs for the US Army. Dr Greene is the founder of EOS and the company’s Head of Innovation having previously served as the company’s Group CEO until August 2022. He is widely published in science and technology, has authored numerous patents, and his work has been recognised by NASA and USAF awards. Dr Greene is a past member of Australia’s Prime Ministers Science, Engineering and Innovation Council (PMSEIC), Director of the CRC for Space Environment Management and Deputy Chair of the Western Pacific Laser Tracking Network (WPLTN). Appointed to the Board on 11 April 2002.

MG(R) James R Myles

Non-Executive Director

Major General (Ret) James R Myles served more than 36 years in the U.S. Army retiring at the rank of Major General. His final assignment was the Commanding General of the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command and Redstone Arsenal, AL. In his career Myles served in key command and staff positions throughout the Army, to include Commanding General, U.S. Army Test and Evaluation Command, Assistant Division Commander (Maneuver), 1st Cavalry Division, Commander, 17th Aviation Brigade, service on the Joint Staff, and key leadership positions in the 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment. From 2011-2015 Myles held senior leadership positions at DynCorp International culminating as Senior Vice President with responsibility for its annual $1.2B aviation portfolio. He is currently the President and Founder of Myles Associates.

Pete Short

Executive Director

Mr Short joined EOS in January 2016 as VP, Strategy and Business Development. He served in the Australian Army from 1984 to 2015 as an Infantry Officer, serving in Somalia, East Timor, Iraq and Afghanistan (twice) and was awarded the Distinguished Service Cross for action in Iraq. His last appointments in the Army were as Director General, Land Development and Director General, Base & Customer Support Services. He has a Master of Arts (Strategic Studies), Bachelor of Social Sciences (Human Resources Management) and is a Thai linguist.