Vice Admiral Peter Jones joined the Royal Australian Navy in 1974 and is a surface warfare specialist. Vice Admiral Jones' senior shore appointments have included Commander Australian Navy Systems Command, Head of ICT Operations/Strategic J6 and Head Capability Systems within Capability Development Group.
Vice Admiral Jones was made a Member of the Order of Australia for his command of Melbourne and was awarded a Distinguished Service Cross and a US Legion of Merit for his command of the MIF. He is also a recipient of a Maritime Commander Australia Commendation and a Canadian Chief of Maritime Staff Commendation.
In the course of his academic studies, Vice Admiral Jones has received a Bachelor of Arts and a Masters of Arts from the University of New South Wales. He is also a graduate of the Advanced Management Program at the Harvard Business School and the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
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Every so often ADM moves away from the platform based companies to look at the service side of the Defence industry. Booz & Company Australia have been working behind the scenes in Defence for some time, looking to improve processes, management frameworks and generally make businesses work better. ADM Editor Katherine Ziesing spoke to Booz & Co director David Vrancic about the issues his company and the defence community face.