The Team

Defense Advancement (DA) is staffed by a team of engineers, technical content marketers and SEO specialists.

DA is a proven technical resource for companies operating within the defense sphere and those looking to showcase defense and security-specific capabilities on a global scale. Meet the core team…

Mike Rees

Mike oversees all digital content and technical direction at Defense Advancement. Our co-founder, with a background in engineering and digital marketing and a passion for technology, Mike is constantly on the lookout for exciting technical innovations within the defense sector.

Caroline Rees

Caroline co-founded Defense Advancement and has been at the forefront of the business ever since. With a Masters Degree in marketing Caroline has her finger on the pulse of all things defense and is committed to showcasing the very latest in technical innovation.

Mike Ball

Mike Ball is our resident technical editor here at Defense Advancement. Combining his passion for teaching, advanced engineering and all things defense, Mike keeps a watchful eye over everything related to the defense and security technical sector.

Sarah Simpson

Specialising in digital copy Sarah is an experienced copywriter and researcher. Working with Defense Advancement Sarah has developed a passion for sourcing unique digital content and a talent for writing about the latest technical innovations in the defense sector.

Naomi Charlton

Account manager extraordinaire, Naomi is the first point of contact here at Defense Advancement. At the forefront of events promotion Naomi takes the lead in managing our social media streams and in prioritising our latest news releases.