Research Fellow

Daniel Milford

Daniel is a Research Fellow with the Perth USAsia centre, with a key focus on strategy (both national and military) and disruptive and emerging technologies.

Daniel has an extensive Federal Government background, having worked in the Department of Defence in military/departmental planning, technological solutions, and complex capability realisation. He is a graduate of the Royal Military College Duntroon, the Capability and Technology Management College (Joint), and the Australian Command and Staff College (Joint). He served as Project Manager of JP2008 Phase 3H (Wideband Global Satellite), completing Defence trials and developing the acquisition case for a range of terminals to utilise the constellation. Additionally, Daniel served for two years in the Navy Strategy Executive as the Deputy Director of Technological Solutions. In this role he was awarded a Finalist position in the Young ICT Professional of the Year 2015. In addition to his public service career, Daniel has served with the Army in a Reserve capacity since 2001 in a variety of roles, including in coalition environments.

Daniel joined the private sector in 2016 as the National Practice Lead with Dialog Information Technology Google Solutions Team, based in Perth. In this role, Daniel engages with a large cross section of the private and public sectors in new and emerging technologies, cloud, robotics, machine learning and augmented reality.

Daniel holds a Bachelor of Arts (History/Psychology - Honours), a Postgraduate Diploma of Psychology, two Masters from the University of New South Wales in Capability & Technology Management and Systems Engineering, and a third Masters from the Australian National University in Defence and Strategic Studies.