Mr. Garth Callender is a former Australian Army officer with extensive experience in the counter IED field. As a junior officer, he commanded security elements protecting the Australian Embassy in Baghdad and saw the impact of IED strikes first hand. He went on to work in the Australian Counter IED Task Force assisting in coordination of counter IED efforts and providing strategic guidance to government. More recently he commanded a weapons intelligence team in Afghanistan supporting both Australian and U.S. forces. Mr. Callender now works with Grey Innovation, a technology innovation company based in Melbourne, Australia.
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