VRCA welcomed Peter Mannion as its new CEO on 28 October 2019.

Peter brings to VRCA a deep understanding of the shipping industry with a sharp focus on maritime safety, risk and regulatory compliance.

For the past 12 years Peter has been a key member of the Rio Tinto Shipping’s leadership team, responsible for its fleet operations, safety and legal compliance. As an active member of broader shipping industry Peter has held office as a director of Rightship Pty Ltd and Maritime Industry Australia Limited for a number of years.

The announcement of Peter’s appointment by Kate Roffey, VRCA’s Chairman, is available here.