Frank is an Aerospace Engineer and project manager with over 17 years’ experience in the aviation industry, working with clients on projects within both the commercial and defence sectors. This includes Boeing Defence Australia, Airbus, Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman, GKN, Gulfstream and Honeywell, as well as a number of Australian Department of Defence agencies.
Frank’s career highlights include working on new major design projects such as the Lockheed Martin F35 JSF, Airbus A350, AirbusA400M military transport and Gulfstream G250, performing engineering analysis on a range of metallic and composite primary and secondary structures. Throughout this time, he has held various levels of internal and customer delegated engineering authority, responsible for ensuring engineering quality and process compliance.
As a project manager, Frank has a successful track record delivering on numerous international projects to meet project KPIs and delivering customer satisfaction. He is passionate about developing strong business relationships, built on trust and integrity, and creating value through continuous engineering development and engineering automation.
At Quartek, Frank has developed and established the company’s ISO9001 Accredited QMS and remains the quality focal for the company. He is currently providing engineering support to Australia’s defence industry on intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance aircraft.
Frank has a Bachelor’s degree (Hons) in Aerospace Engineering (RMIT), during which time he also obtained his Private Pilot’s Licence. He enjoys spending time at the beach with his family and restoring his dad’s 1968 Alfa Romeo Giulia Super.