Tony Gibb Resume - System Engineering Consultant

NAME Anthony Charles Owen GIBB
DATE OF BIRTH 28 October 1941
ADDRESS 351 Halifax Street
CURRENT EMPLOYER Adelaide Advanced Engineering
Ph (08) 8223 7967
Mobile 0419 298 592
URL (This page)
POSITION Consultant Engineer
QUALIFICATIONS BSc University of Sydney 1960
BE University of Sydney 1962
MESc University of Sydney 1970


February 1998 to present

Consulting Engineer for Adelaide Advanced Engineering
Tasks have included:

January 1993 to February 1998

Business Development Manager for SYDAC Pty Ltd.

Duties included:

May 1988 to December 1992

Advanced Studies Manager - Thorn EMI Electronics Australia and AWA Defence Industries (now British Aerospace Australia). Employed by Thorn EMIE and AWA Defence Industries in a variety of roles as the Advanced Studies Manager. Duties have involved the following activities.
P3C Maritime Patrol Aircraft

October 1986 to May 1988

Staff Engineer AEL and ERL - Defence Science and Technology Organisation.
Spent nearly two years at the most senior engineering level in the DSTO. In this time was Staff Engineer to the Director of the Advanced Engineering Laboratory, Principal Engineer, Engineering and Technology Support and Staff Engineer to the Director of the Electronics Research laboratory. Duties in these positions included the following. In January 1988 was attached to an external committee from private industry, set up by the Chief Defence Scientist, to advise him on the restructuring of engineering support services in DSTO. Acted as secretary of this committee.

October 1980 to October 1986

Engineering Manager - Defence Science and Technology Organisation.
Took over the Control and Instrumentation Group of the Advanced Engineering Laboratory (AEL). This position involved the following activities.

F111C Strike Aircraft

December 1967 to October 1980

Engineer - Defence Science and Technology Organisation.
Worked on a variety of engineering research and development projects including the following:

In 1980 and 1981 was a team member of the RAAF/DSTO team that selected the F/A-18 as Australia's new tactical fighter. In 1982 was a member of the RAN/DSTO team that selected the Seahawk as the RAN's Destroyer ASW helicopter.

F/A18 Strike Fighter

February 1966 to November 1967

Australian Volunteer Abroad - Government of Zambia.
Worked as a Lecturer in Electronics at the Northern Technical College in Ndola and as a radar engineer for the Department of Meteorology in Lusaka.


March 1963 to February 1966

Postgraduate Student - University of Sydney.
Worked on the design of a 30MHz Mills Cross Radio Telescope. Awarded an MESc degree in 1970.

University of Sydney

April 1960 to March 1963

Cadet Engineer with the Department of Supply.

March 1958 to April 1960

Trainee Engineer - Metropolitan Water Sewerage and Drainage Board of Sydney.