Chief Executive Officer
Geoff joined Port of Newcastle as Chief Executive Officer in July 2015. He has extensive experience in the Hunter region's coal mining sector, having held leadership roles with Port Waratah Coal Services, which operates two coal terminals within the port, and a number of mining companies. Geoff has also served as a Director of the Hunter Valley Coal Chain Coordinator.
He leads an experienced, local team comprising 89 staff who deliver a range of services for the port, including vessel scheduling, dredging and survey, trade and business development, and the management of 792 hectares of port land.
As a Novocastrian, Geoff has a special interest in seeing the port continue to improve its efficiency with existing trades, including coal, and also grow and attract new trades, recognising that the port contributes to the prosperity of the Hunter region.