2015 Rail Freight Conference
When, Where and Program
Friday, 4 September 2015
Pullman Melbourne On The Park
192 Wellington Parade
Melbourne Victoria 3002
S 37° 48′ 56.01” E 144° 58′ 59.50”
Telephone: (+61) 3 9419 2000
Fax: (+61) 3 9419 2001
Email: [email protected]
Intermodal Hubs Keys to Success
Brief Program Outline and Key Speakers
Simon holds the position of Executive General Manager Strategy and Growth.
Simon currently oversees the functions of corporate planning, infrastructure strategy development, corporate commercial and network development, access regulation and industry policy. Simon had oversight of the development of the ARTC’s Access, undertakings and contractual models, approved and overseen by the ACCC. In this role Simon has oversight of the development of ARTC’s Infrastructure Strategies covering the National Freight Network and the Hunter Valley Coal. Additionally, Simon’s role includes the development of corporate opportunities to grow rail freight volumes, expand the ARTC network, and the identification of potential funding and investment partners.
Holding qualifications in management and systems Phil has experience in the public and private sectors in both professional services and technical roles. He joined Latrobe City Council in 2014 as General Manager, Planning and Economic Sustainability, having previously worked at South Gippsland Shire Council and Baw Baw Shire Council. Phil is a strong leader with a strategic focus and is committed to developing others through positive relationships. His vision is to deliver a service and prosperity centred environment for Latrobe City and influence better engagement between the Local Government sector and its stakeholders.
Cr Keith was educated at Yanco Agricultural High School and the University of Sydney, where he graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Agriculture, specialising in agricultural education. He taught at Forbes and Windsor High Schools before returning home to the family farm. Married to Susan they have three sons James, Max and Douglas and together manage a farm 6 kilometres west of Parkes. He runs a fine wool Merino sheep flock and a Merino X Border Leicester first cross lamb production enterprise. Cr Keith also has a small minimum tillage cropping operation consisting of wheat, canola, barley, lupin and oats.