Leading our strategic direction

The ARA Board is made up of senior industry leaders that represent all facets of our diverse membership base.

General Board Directors

Danny Broad

Chair
- Australasian Railway Association (ARA)
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Caroline Wilkie

Chief Executive Officer
- Australasian Railway Association (ARA)
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Caryn Anderson

Executive General Manager
- Port of Melbourne
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Steve Butcher

Executive General Manager & Managing Director Rail & Transport
- John Holland Group
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Mark Campbell

Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer
- Australian Rail Track Corporation (ARTC)
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Howard Collins OBE

Chief Operations Officer - Greater Sydney
- Transport for NSW
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Murray Cook

Chief Executive Officer
- Arc Infrastructure
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Julien Dehornoy

Chief Executive Officer
- Keolis Downer
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Michael Miller

Managing Director
- Hitachi Australia
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Peter Reidy

Chief Executive Officer
- KiwiRail
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Anna Squire

Australasia Rail Business Leader
- Arup
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Kat Stapleton

Chief Executive Officer
- Queensland Rail
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Industry Sector Directors

Richard Cohen

Managing Director Port, Rail & Core Services - Iron Ore
- Rio Tinto
Heavy Haul Executive Committee (HHEC)
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Todd Garvey

Commercial Director Australia and New Zealand
- Alstom
Rail Industry Executive Committee (RIEC)
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Peter Lensink

Chief Operating Officer & Managing Director
- Transdev New Zealand
Passenger Operators Executive Committee (POEC)
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John McArthur

Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director
- One Rail Australia Holdings Ltd
Rail Freight Executive Committee (RFEC)
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Julian Sharp

Project Director
- CPB Contractors
Rail Infrastructure Contractors Executive Committee (RICEC)
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Our constitution

The Board is guided by the ARA’s Constitution, which is available here.