Regional growth opportunities through diversification

Regional growth opportunities through diversification

Apr 24
CEDA NSW/ACT is delighted to welcome Port of Newcastle, Chief Executive Officer, Craig Carmody to the 2019 Trustee program. 


Craig Carmody, Chief Executive Officer, Port of Newcastle

Event overview

Guest speaker Craig Carmody will discuss regional growth opportunities through diversification, outlining findings from the December 2018 'Global gateway for regional Australia: the economic impact of a container terminal at the Port of Newcastle' AlphaBeta report.  

This briefing is by invitation only to CEDA Trustees. Trustees are senior leaders nominated by CEDA member organisations. At CEDA boardroom briefings Trustees hear from an informed, expert guest speaker in a private, small group setting. Invitations to boardroom briefings are a valued benefit of CEDA membership. Chatham House Rule applies.

Meet the speaker

Craig Carmody
Chief Executive Officer, Port of Newcastle

Craig is the Chief Executive Officer at Port of Newcastle, the world’s largest coal port. His appointment at in August 2018 builds on his experience in the transport, maritime and infrastructure sectors.

From 2014 he was Head of Strategy and Corporate Affairs at Svitzer, the towage services division of Maersk Group, where he was responsible for strategy, innovation and corporate affairs. 

Craig has a diverse professional background spanning the Australian Defence Force, federal politics and the private sector. 

Craig has held senior roles in the Australian Federal Government. He has served as the Director of Policy in the Prime Minister’s Office, Deputy Chief of Staff to the Deputy Prime Minister and Senior Policy Advisor to Ministers for Infrastructure and Transport, and Workplace Relations and Employment. 

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