Kathryn Burr

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Director – Systems Engineering, Integration & Test Boeing Defence Australia Ltd

Kathryn Burr is the Director – Systems Engineering, Integration and Test (SEIT) for Boeing Defence Australia (BDA), responsible for the implementation, growth and digital transformation of the Systems Engineering capability within BDA. The SEIT capability covers areas such as systems architecture, integration and verification, supportability in design and data analytics.

Kathryn has 20 years post graduate experience in aerospace and systems engineering. In addition to her career at BDA where she has worked as both a Program and Business Unit Chief Engineer, Kathryn has served as an Aviation Engineering Officer in the Royal Australian Navy, performed above-the-line consulting to Defence in major acquisition programs, and worked as a systems engineering lead at Airservices Australia.

Kathryn has a Bachelor of Engineering (Hons) in Computer Systems, from the University of Tasmania, and a Masters in Business Information Systems from the University of Southern Queensland.