ABOUT US

The Krait Foundation is a career readiness program that translates elite military service to the private sector and helps create the next generation of business and community leaders. The Krait Foundation will bridge the “readiness gap” of those serving members and their families who are transitioning from full time service to their civilian pursuits. 

An integrated program has been established that is delivered over two months, comprising of a week-long intensive course to accelerate one’s understanding of themselves, their identity and put together a plan for the pursuit of purpose and fulfilment. At the conclusion, our members will be well equipped for whatever path they decide to choose to take in their career, whether that be a career in the corporate world, being more informed and self-aware in their next role, or making a business idea come to life.
Dan Parker

DAN PARKER

Chief Operations Manager

Following his service career in the Australian Army, Dan has had a successful IT management career and graduated with a Masters of Business and Technology from AGSM @ UNSW, in 2010. He comes from a proud military family where beyond his service, his father and two brothers served within Special Forces. Dan’s commercial career spans from leading startup and multinational software companies' growth and global expansion efforts to where he is now managing the local start-up software ecosystem at Salesforce. His strong passion for supporting fellow veterans is exhibited through leading Salesforce’s Veterans program (Vetforce) across Australia and New Zealand. Dan also has been instrumental in driving fundraising efforts and the awareness of Wandering Warriors throughout the community as an Ambassador before being appointed as COO in 2019. During this time Dan was instrumental in creating The Krait Foundation. Recognising the need for career readiness. Taking the role as COO at TKF in 2022 and ensuring the success of the program. 
Luke Andrews aka Blue

LUKE ‘BLUE’ ANDREWS

Program Manager

With over a decade experience as a Special Forces soldier, ‘Blue’ knows first-hand how important it is to re-educate and reinvigorate after a life in uniform. Blue was a Wandering Warriors MBA scholarship recipient who, alongside Dan Parker, manages the day-to-day operations and overall Krait Foundation program and curriculum.
The Krait Foundation-Nicci-Korff

NICCI KORFF

Community Manager

Nicci has joined Wandering Warriors and The Krait Foundation as our Community Operations Manager, is based in Brisbane and has a close and personal understanding of the issues facing Special Operations Veterans and their families. Nicci was also recently part of the collaboration between Wandering Warriors and DVA Open Arms, Special Forces Peer Program, and is a welcome addition to our growing team.

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