Warren Canning - Aadi Defence : THE SUBJECT MATTER EXPERTS in Defence relevant technologies

Warren is recognised in the defence sector for establishing and directing several significant national and international collaborative programs that have enhanced Defence and industry capability. He has held a variety of management positions in the private and public sector. In the Defence Science and Technology Program he was responsible for the implementation of major new aerospace collaborative research programs both nationally and internationally. He is a champion of collaboration between government and industry and has campaigned for several technology transfers and commercialisation initiatives that have generated tens of millions of dollars in exports for Australian industry.

Career History

Awards & Qualifications:

  • Fellow Australian Institute of Company Directors.
  • Advanced Management Program, Melbourne Business School

Career History:

  • Specialist Associate aadi Defence Pty Ltd
  • Director of aadi Defence Pty Ltd
  • Chairman of Defence Innovations Pty Ltd
  • Head Advanced Aerospace Concepts Program Office, Defence Science and Technology Organisation (DSTO)
  • Head Advanced Air Vehicle Concepts Program Office, DSTO

Warren has a genuine passion for culture change and facilitating collaboration between government and industry. He has significant experience in successful technology transfer and commercialization initiatives both nationally and internationally.


Some Projects of Warren Canning

Transparent Window Armour System Technologies

Project: Transparent Window Armour System Partnership: Oryon Group The Brief: Modern Architecture To maximize the …

Wireless Sensor Network for Asset health monitoring (HUMS/CBM)

PROJECT NAME: Condition Based Monitoring (CBM) & Health Usage Monitoring System (HUMS) for the mining …


Project Name: NIFTY – a wireless sensor network for Non-Intrusive Flight Test Instrumentation (NIFTI) Brief …