Mr Frank Lewincamp
Mr Frank Lewincamp is a Visiting Fellow at the National Security College and a teacher and mentor on our executive and professional development courses.
Mr Lewincamp retired from the Department of Defence in September 2008 after 25 years’ service. He worked in the intelligence, strategic policy, force development, resources, acquisition and management areas of the department. His senior positions included Director of the Defence Intelligence Organisation (1999-2005) and Chief Operating Officer of the Defence Materiel Organisation (2005-7).
Mr Lewincamp is a Visiting Fellow at the Strategic and Defence Studies Centre of the Australian National University and the principal of frankadvice pty ltd, through which he provides consultancy services primarily to the national security community on strategic planning, policy development, governance, change management and professional development. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Tasmania, with majors in psychology, politics and philosophy, and First Class Honours in Philosophy and Politics. He undertook postgraduate study in political theory and international relations at the University of Wales from 1980 to 1983.
Prior to joining Defence, Mr Lewincamp was a part-time lecturer and tutor in politics, international relations and philosophy at the University of Tasmania and taught psychology at a senior secondary school in Hobart. He was also awarded the Public Service Medal in the 2004 Australia Day Honours List.