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, the operator of 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 is currently a Director of the Hunter Business Chamber and Chair of the University of Newcastle Faculty of Business and Law Advisory Board.
He leads an experienced, local team 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 to grow and attract new trades, recognising that the port contributes to the prosperity of the Hunter region.