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RODUM Review

The Review Team

Review of the Reporting of Defects (RODUMs) with Australian Defence Force (ADF) Personal Equipment and Combat Clothing

Mr Jeff Whalan AO will review the reporting of defects (RODUMs) with Australian Defence Force (ADF) Personal Equipment and Combat Clothing regime. He will be assisted by Mr. Lee Walton.

Jeff Whalan AO was a senior executive in Australian Public Service for almost 20 years until September 2008, most recently as the CEO of Centrelink. His other appointments included CEO of Medicare Australia, and Deputy Secretary positions in the Prime Minister's Department, the Department of Defence and the Department of Family and Community Services. Prior to joining the Public Service, Jeff spent 13 years as an Officer in the Royal Australian Navy.

Lee Walton is a senior executive in the Department of Defence with a strong background in project management and process engineering. He has experience in both public and private sector organisations and has held several management positions within the Department of Defence over the past 10-years. Prior to this Lee worked for 17 years in a range of public and private sector organisations in the UK.