Plenary Speakers

Keynote address: Leadership and resilience | Mark Donaldson VC

Presentation: Mark Donaldson VC knows what it takes to lead a team. He will share his experiences that highlight the importance of effective communication and resilience is in both the planning and implementation phases of an operation. He knows how critical it is for leaders to be agile in their decision making and how important it is to have the skills to prepare to deal with any eventuality, including uncertainty.

Caroline Wilkie, Chief Executive Officer, Australasian Railway Association

Sue McCarrey, Chief Executive, Office of the National Rail Safety Regulator

Suzanne Holden, Chief Executive Officer, Sydney Trains

Becky Woods, Global Service Leader – Rail & Mass Transit, Aurecon

Tony Braxton-Smith, Chief Executive, Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure, South Australia

Luke Anderson, Chief Executive Officer, One Rail Australia 

Natalie Roach, Group Executive Customer & Corporate Affairs, Queensland Rail

Raphaelle Guerineau, Chief Executive Officer – Australia and New Zealand, Siemens Mobility

Jon Lamonte, Chief Executive, Sydney Metro

Richard Wankmuller, Chief Executive Officer, Inland Rail

Wendy McMillan, President Australia and New Zealand, Bombardier Transportation 

Tim Young, Executive General Manager Rollingstock Services, Downer Group

Heather Neil, Executive Director, TrackSAFE Foundation 

Ben Phyland, Head of Rolling Stock Development, Department of Transport, Victoria

Howard Collins OBE, Chief Operations Officer, Greater Sydney, Transport for NSW

Graeme Newton, Chief Executive Officer, Cross River Rail Delivery Authority

Nicole Lockwood, Deputy Chair, Infrastructure WA; Chair, Freight and Logistics Council of WA