Ms Kerry Lunney has extensive experience developing and delivering large system solutions, including design, software development, infrastructure implementation, hardware deployments, integration, sell-off, training and on-going support. She has worked in various industries including Information Communication Technology (ICT), Gaming, Financial, Transport, Aerospace and Defence. The systems delivered include combat systems, mission systems, communication systems, road and rail Intelligent Transport Systems (ITSs), flight simulators, security systems, vehicle electronic systems, and gaming systems. Kerry's career has taken her throughout the Asia-Oceania region and beyond including engineering leadership roles in India, Sri Lanka, Thailand, USA and NZ.
Currently, Kerry is the Country Engineering Director and Chief Engineer in Thales Australia. In this role she provides technical leadership and governance on bids and projects, delivers technical training programs, and participates on the Technical Board of Thales Australia and other specialty leadership teams across the Thales Group. She often undertakes personal intervention in different business units or on projects as required and is strong in forming and animating networks of key stakeholders, engaging with relevant actors at country level, Group level and external to Thales.
Kerry has contributed extensively to the discipline of Systems Engineering (SE). In addition to the roles held in both SESA and INCOSE, she has been an active member for over 25 years, contributing to increasing the awareness and competencies of SE and the benefits of applying a systems approach, in particular to complex problems.