Cindy Slaven

I have been leading the marketing and communications functions at Navantia Australia for over six years, and am responsible for pursuing business growth opportunities and building partnerships in the naval sector. As a member of the Executive Committee, I also oversee the corporate affairs, government and customer relations, and brand and reputation management for the company. I In addition, I chair the Environment, Social and Governance Committee, where I shape our journey of sustainability and social responsibility. I am also a member of the Steering Committee for Marintec, a joint institute of maritime technology with the University of Technology Sydney, where we collaborate to deliver sovereign commercial, digital solutions for Australia's maritime sector. I hold a Graduate Certificate in Communication from Deakin University and a Bachelor of Business in Marketing from Edith Cowan University. I am skilled in customer relationship management, workshop facilitation, strategic thinking, and project delivery. I have excellent interpersonal and networking skills, and I thrive in working with multidisciplinary and geographically dispersed teams.