Commodore Justin Jones is a Principal Warfare Officer specialised in surface warfare and advanced navigation. He assumed the position of Commodore Training on 25 November 2016 and is responsible for all individual and collective training across the Royal Australian Navy. His previous positions include time as a navigation instructor and an exchange posting within Flag Officer Sea Training in the UK. He was the inaugural Navy Fellow at the Lowy Institute for International Policy and then director of the navy’s think tank, the Sea Power Centre – Australia from December 2011 to August 2014, during which he edited A Maritime School of Strategic Thought for Australia: Perspectives. Commodore Jones commanded HMAS Newcastle 2009-10; and HMAS Success 2014-16 during which the ship deployed on Operation MANITOU in the Middle East region. Commodore Jones holds a Master of Management Studies, a Master of Arts in Strategy and Policy, and is reading for a PhD in Maritime Strategy.