Peter Winnall, DSM and Bar
Pete is the founder and Managing Director of Rekon Group Pty Ltd.
He has more than 20 years’ experience leading small and large teams through the most uncertain and complex environments as a Special Forces Army officer. He served on multiple operations in Afghanistan, Iraq, Timor L’Este, and in the South Pacific.
Pete has been a consultant for four years, including three with Bain & Company. He worked across a number of industries including Oil & Gas, Mining, Construction, Financial Services, Banking, Telco, Political parties, and Health care. He has extensive experience in leadership development, strategy formulation, implementation and execution.
While serving in the Army Pete was a Special Air Services (SAS) Squadron Commander, the SAS Operations Officer, a Troop Commander, Special Operations Headquarters Operations Officer, Second-In-Command and Operations Officer for the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in Perth. Pete was twice awarded the Distinguished Service Medal for ‘outstanding leadership in action’ while serving in Afghanistan.
Pete holds a Masters of Business Administration from the Australian Graduate School of Management where he was awarded Deans Scholar. He also received Honours in a Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical) degree.