Group Captain Jerome Reid is Air Force’s designated disruptor, currently posted as one of the two Directors of Plan Jericho, also known as the Jericho Twins.
Jerome has enjoyed a diverse career across a number of work environments, most often in positions that were underpinned by a focus on enterprise level transformations, capability innovations, people development and organisational change. Until 2016 Jerome was an Australian Army Infantry Officer and in that capacity has led teams in operational planning, combat operations, disaster relief and other humanitarian missions. Jerome also holds a secondary specialisation in military industrial relations and has led significant remuneration, industrial relations, as well as whole of workforce system innovations and reforms in the Australian Defence Force.
Jerome was appointed to his current role in the Royal Australian Air Force to bring his transformation experience and expertise into Plan Jericho, which is the Chief of Air Force’s seminal capability transformational project. Jerome’s role on Jericho is to focus on ‘how to think about complex problems’ and design and deliver Air Force’s internal disruption capability through innovation. Jerome rates Plan Jericho as the best job he has ever had in the military.