Ms Corry Roberts
Chief Strategy Office, Thales Australia & New Zealand
Corry Roberts joined Thales in 2015 and is a member of Thales Australia’s Executive Leadership Team. As the Chief Strategy Officer, Corry leads Thales’s strategy formulation, communication, and execution, including developing the Thales Australia corporate vision and strategy, overseeing strategic planning, and leading strategic initiatives, including M&A and owning key industry associations.
Prior to this role, Corry was Vice President of the Vehicle and Tactical Systems business which specialises in the design, development, manufacture and through life support of a range of products and solutions for the Australian Defence Force (ADF) including: munitions, integrated weapons and sensors, optronic systems, protected vehicles, mission packages, and command, control, communications and computer (C4) systems.
Formerly, Corry had also held the role of Vice President of Human Resources in Thales in which she led the strategy, development, management and implementation of culture and people programmes that challenge, shape and support Thales’s ambitions for the future.
Before joining Thales, Corry worked for a range of multinational businesses such as Microsoft, Emerson and Chloride Power Protection where her responsibilities included shaping, developing, implementing and managing strategies and programs to support and drive business initiatives across APAC and more globally.
From 2012 to 2016, Corry served as a member of the Advisory Board to the Institute for Sustainable Leadership where she advised on best practices and trends and taking a lead role in promoting the science and practice of sustainable leadership through research and education.
Corry holds a Masters of Business Administration from Macquarie Graduate School of Management and is also a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. Corry has also been a member of Chief Executive Women since 2019.