Student Leadership Academy Guest Speaker Series: David Cox
Join us for another talk in our series on leadership and its importance for engineers, focussing around the question 'what does leadership mean to you?' Presenting will be Sydney University Faculty of Engineering IT Chief Operating Officer David Cox.
David is currently the COO at the Faculty of Engineering and IT at the University of Sydney. The Faculty, which has been teaching Engineering in Australia since 1883, has over 5,000 students enrolled and is in the top rank of global Engineering Schools. Previously, David had a 23 year airline career with Qantas. Starting in the aircraft evaluation and performance field, he spent time with responsibility for Group fleet planning and then moved into general management as GGM for the Group's regional subsidiaries. He then moved back to manage Engineering, and in 2003 was appointed as EGM Qantas Engineering with responsibility for the over 6,000 staff who provide E&M services to the Qantas Airline's fleet. David has also represented his employers on subsidiary boards, trade associations and industry forums.
Image credit to NASA Image of the Day.