Board

 

The Board of the Australasian Railway Association shapes the priorities and sets the policy directions of the organisation. Board Members – drawn from the most senior levels of industry - draw on their expertise and industry leadership to ensure a focus on the reforms, policies and projects that will build a better Australia. 

At the Annual General Meeting on 22 November 2017, members of the Australasian Railway Association (ARA) elected a new Board to lead the organisation. The new ARA Board has eight General Directors and four Industry Sector Directors.

 

 

General Directors of ARA’s Board are:

Bob Herbert AM, Independent Board Chairman
Australasian Railway Association (ARA)

  https://ara.net.au/

Danny Broad, Chief Executive Officer
Australasian Railway Association (ARA)

 

Alan Beacham, Executive General Manager Rail & Defence
UGL Limited

  http://www.ugllimited.com/

Howard Collins OBE, Chief Executive
Sydney Trains

  http://www.sydneytrains.info/

John Fullerton, Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director
Australian Rail Track Corporation (ARTC)

  https://www.artc.com.au/

Andrew Lezala, Managing Director
Metro Trains Australia

  http://www.metrotrains.com.au/

Garry Seabury, Executive General Manager, Rail
John Holland

  http://www.johnholland.com.au/

Paul Larsen, Chief Executive Officer
Arc Infrastructure

  http://www.arcinfra.com/

Rene Lalande, Chief Executive Officer
Transdev Australasia

  https://www.transdev.com.au/

Peter Reidy, Chief Executive Officer
KiwiRail

  http://www.kiwirail.co.nz/

Nick Easy, Chief Executive Officer
Queensland Rail

  https://www.queenslandrail.com.au/

Dean Dalla Valle, Chief Executive Officer
Pacific National

  https://pacificnational.com.au/

Industry Sector Directors are:

Representing the Passenger Transport Group:  Emma Thomas
Director General – Transport Canberra and City Services

  https://www.transport.act.gov.au/

Representing the Freight Transport Group:  Damien White
Chief Executive Officer – TasRail

  https://www.tasrail.com.au/

Representing the Rail Industry Group:  Michael Miller
Chief Executive Officer – Downer Rail

  https://www.downergroup.com/rail

Representing the Rail Contractors Group:  Julian Sharp
Project Director  - CPB Contractors (AGM – LXRP Caulfield to Dandenong)

  http://www.cpbcon.com.au/