Senior Centre Staff

Senior Sea Power Centre - Australia Staff Biographies

Portrait Name Position Biography
Captain Alastair Cooper Director Sea Power Centre - Australia

Captain Alastair Cooper joined the Royal Australian Navy in 1988. A Maritime Warfare Officer, he served at sea in HMA Ships Canberra (II), Melbourne (III) and Fremantle (II), and ashore, as Commanding Officer Navy Headquarters South Australia, the research officer to the Chief of Navy and in Navy... Full Bio

Ms Miesje de Vogel Head Navy History & Heritage

Miesje de Vogel joined the Sea Power Centre – Australia in August 2022, following two years as a Historian and Publications Manager for the Australian Army History Unit. She previously spent more than a decade working as a researcher and writer for the Australian Official Histories of peacekeeping and contemporary operations at... Full Bio