Ken has a wide and varied working life including service in the Royal Australian Navy, business management, technical support and sales for the mining industry.
Born in Ballarat Victoria, Ken left Victoria when he turned 18 to join the navy, in which he served for the next six years. Ken then lived and worked in Papua New Guinea managing a plumbing and hardware business.
On return from PNG, Ken settled in North Queensland and worked as a Regional Manager for DSI Underground suppling ground support products to mines throughout Qld and the NT. Ken moved to the Northern Territory in June 2019, Hastings Deering in 2020.
Prior to coming aboard as COTA NT’s Membership Coordinator in May 2023, Ken spent time volunteering for the organisation.