Board of Management

Senior Management

Peter Mannion
Chief Operating Officer

Peter is a maritime lawyer with extensive experience in maritime safety, risk and regulatory compliance. For the past 12 years Peter has been a key member of the Rio Tinto Shipping Executive Leadership Team responsible for operations, safety and legal compliance.

Peter has been an active participant in the wider shipping industry both in Australia and overseas for many years and has previously held the roles of Director of Rightship Pty Ltd, and Director of Maritime Industry Australia Limited.

Ian Clydesdale
Commercial Manager

A senior CPA qualified finance & commercial executive with extensive experience in various industries and a proven track record in medium to large businesses.

A logical thinker with a direct, goal orientated leadership style with experience in process improvements , mergers & acquisitions, business restructure, project and change management

Industry experience in finance and commercial roles includes Brambles, Mayne Logistics, Toll, Linfox, Cleanaway and Kangan Institute

Nicholas Ellul
Marine Manager and Harbour Master, Port of Geelong
Stuart Christie
Development Manager

Stuart is an infrastructure and utilities professional with experience in network operations, strategic analysis and economic regulation. His industry experience includes water, telecommunications and heavy manufacturing. Stuart’s key skills include the analysis of complex infrastructure networks, assessment of business expenditure and aligning strategic analysis with operational outcomes. Stuart has qualifications in civil engineering, economics and computing.