Karl has joined Servulink as the project manager, having recently completed a 31 year career in the Army. In this role he is responsible for coordinating the efforts of the team and provision of reporting to stakeholders.
The early years of Karl’s service career were spent as a helicopter pilot and flying instructor before moving on to management roles. The first of these was extensive involvement in the development of new training systems for Army aircrew. Subsequently Karl was the manager of the Army’s lift helicopter fleet, responsible for ensuring the ongoing effectiveness of current helicopters and their support systems as well as managing the introduction of new helicopters and equipment into service.
Throughout his career Karl remained an active pilot, including working part-time for the Westpac Helicopter Rescue Service and culminating as commanding officer of the Army Helicopter School. As a commander both in Australia and on operations Karl has seen first hand the issues service people encounter during their careers that can affect their lives long after leaving the Armed Forces.
Prior to joining the Army Karl completed a Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Sydney and subsequently a Masters Degree in the use of simulation in training systems.