Air-Vice Marshal Peter Nicholson is a recognised expert in defence and national security affairs. As Chairman of the Institute for Regional Security, a not-for-profit strategic think tank providing policy research and advice to Government and industry, he oversees the Future Strategic Leaders’ Program that facilitates the development of the next generation of strategic thinkers and builds a national security community.
His extensive Air Force and Joint Force operational experience is complemented by an in-depth understanding of Federal and State governments at the parliamentary and official levels; his experience as a company director on a variety of not-for-profit and Government boards; and his in-depth knowledge of the Defence industry sector and of its systems, technologies and processes.
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Air-Vice Marshal Nicholson successfully re-organised HQ Air Command to emphasise the importance of information warfare and management, and to improve operational level planning. He is a strategic thinker and his energy, leadership and conceptual impetus have been responsible for major improvements and will ensure that Air Command is well placed to operate effectively well into the 21st century