Co-Founder & CEO – Skildare
Adam Loong is the founder and Managing Director of Skildare Defence, a Hunter based consultancy firm that provides specialised, high-end services to the Australian Defence Force. Adam is also the co-founder and Director of Strategy and Finance for Skildare (Human Resources), the co-founder and chair of not-for-profit charity, the Hunter Defence Support Network and the co-founder of deBa, an innovative leadership system designed to create positive workplace culture centred on continuous improvement.
Following 28 years of experience operating and leading high performance teams within the Royal Australian Air Force as a Fighter Pilot and Fighter Combat Instructor, Adam has now over 10 years of experience in the civilian world specialising in leadership, strategy and performance. Adam’s experience extends across project management to leadership coaching and mentorship to the development of strategic and operational plans. Adam has active knowledge and practice with large scale State Government Requests for Tender as well as the provision of direct support to multi-national Prime and Sub Prime Defence companies. Adam also volunteers as a pilot for Angel Flight, assisting regional based people to access specialised medical treatment.