BMT Names Godwin APAC Business Development Director
Engineering firm BMT said it has appointed John Godwin as Regional Business Development Director for the Asia Pacific region. Based in Adelaide, Australia, Godwin will oversee the business development for the Asia Pacific region including Asia, Australia, and the Pacific.
Godwin has over 25 years’ combined defense and industry experience, spanning engineering, consulting, business development, programs, operations, and general management. His international experience includes Europe, South East Asia, and the Middle East. He joined BMT in September 2019 as Business Development and Commercial Director for the Australian defense and security business.
During his Royal Australian Navy career, Godwin served as a weapons electrical engineer. Prior to BMT, he worked in operational risk and security consulting in South East Asia and Australia and he spent ten years with Nova Systems as a consultant, manager, and general manager. He is a member of ‘The Road Home’ board of governors, deputy chair of the South Australian Veterans’ Advisory Council and deputy chair of the Defense Industry Skills Council.
Godwin's appointment comes as BMT is set to announce Singapore as its strategic hub for Asia.
“With Singapore as our hub in Asia, we will continue to expand our long-standing presence in countries such as Vietnam, South Korea and Japan and aim to strengthen and expand partnerships in the region. Leveraging our global experience, we are looking forward to expanding into Defense markets in the region from Singapore, which is already a BMT hub for maritime design, infrastructure and environmental solutions.” Godwin said.