NIOA welcomes Randy Biddle
Randy joins us at NIOA as the National Compliance Manager. We welcome Randy to the team!
Randy Biddle is a highly experienced and skilled professional who has led the planning, development and implementation of compliance and regulatory management systems in the explosive industry, throughout an impressive career as an expert in the field of safe and compliant explosive operations.
- Current Chairman of the Australian Explosives Industry and Safety Group (AEISG) since 2016
- United Nations attendee representing (AEISG) in the Transportation of Dangerous Goods
Randy spent his initial career in the Australian Defence Force where he was associated with Artillery and the storage of Explosive Ordnance and ammunition, as well as a technical Trade supervisor in the Avionics and technical field.
On leaving the Defence Force, Randy was appointed as a Weapons Licencing Officer in the Weapons Licensing Branch of Queensland Police Service (QPS). Randy ensured in this role that new weapon laws and licensing procedures were adhered to and implemented.
The appointment as a Senior Explosives Licencing officer and acting Manager at Department Employment, Economic Development and innovation (DEEDI) was his next position in the associated field of explosives and regulatory requirements.
Finally, Randy was positioned at Dyno Nobel Asia Pacific for the past 8 years, where he was the Asia Pacific Compliance and Regulatory Affairs Manager.
Randy is introduced to NIOA as a leader and subject matter expert on explosives, safe explosive operations, weapons and firearms regulatory control. This addition to the NIOA team will ensure that NIOA continues to deliver industry leading safe and compliant solutions for our Defence and Commercial customers alike.