Ashley brings to Airwave over 30 years of experience within the communications industry, having worked most recently for the Harris Corporation. Here Ashley was responsible for all Public Safety and Professional Communications business across 20 countries. Prior to this Ashley was the manager of strategic business development with Motorola’s Enterprise Mobility Solutions in their Australia Government & Public Safety Division.
As a passionate Queenslander, Ashley’s primary focus will be to assist government and the resources sector with developing private network solutions for improving: safety, productivity and efficiency through the use of highly reliable data, voice and multimedia technologies.
Ashley holds a Business Administration and Master of Business Administration degrees. He is also a member of the Queensland Justices Association (QJA), the Australian Institute of Company Directors and the Australian Information Industry Association (AIIA).
Airwave Solutions Australia CEO Malcolm Keys said: “Ashley brings to Airwave a wealth of industry knowledge and experience, especially in the areas of Government and Public Safety. Having Ashley based in Brisbane ensures we can continue to communicate Airwave’s expertise in the delivery of state and nation-wide critical communication services.”
About Airwave Solutions Australia
Airwave Solutions is a partnership beween Broadcast Australia and UK-based Airwave Solutions Limited (Airwave UK). Airwave UK operates one of the largest and most complex public safety voice and data networks in the world, providing a nationwide secure digital network for over 300 individual emergency services and government agencies and 250,000 users. In Australia, Airwave and its parent company, Broadcast Australia, operate nation-wide critical communication services from 605 sites under long term contracts with government. These services cover 99 per cent of the population and are supported by over 500 employees, including 250 field technicians, radio planning specialists, engineers and project staff. Some 2000 trained first-in-maintainers are also located close to communications sites in regional and remote locations to ensure the 24/7 continuity of vital services across the country. www.airwavesolutions.com.au