Members of the Australian Maritime Safety Authority Board (30 June 2005)
AMSA, 15th Annual Report, 2004 - 2005
Chairman, Mr Edward (Ted) Anson AM
Mr Anson was reappointed as Chairman of the AMSA Board on 27 October 2003 for a three-year term. He originally had been appointed to the Board as Chairman on 8 April 1999 for a period of two years and was reappointed for a four-year term from 8 April 2001. He retired from the AMSA Board on 30 June 2001 to take up the appointment as Chairman of the Civil Aviation Safety Authority from 1 July 2001.
Mr Anson is the former Executive Chairman of ANL Limited and has held senior executive positions in several shipping industry companies including BHP, RW Miller, Howard Smith Industries and James Patrick and Company. He is Deputy Chairman of Australian River Company Ltd, Director of the Australian Industry Development Corporation, Trans-United Pty Ltd, and ANL Cargo Operations Pty Ltd, a member of Lloyd’s Register of Shipping Australia Committee and Chairman of Lloyd’s Register of Shipping Australia Technical Advisory Committee.
Deputy Chairman, Captain John Paine
Captain Paine was appointed as Deputy Chair of the AMSA Board on 15 April 2004 until
31 March 2005, having been appointed to the Board on 1 April 2002 for a three-year term.
He was reappointed Deputy Chair from 1 April 2005 until 31 March 2006. He held several senior executive positions in shipping operations for BHP until his retirement as General Manager North West Shelf Shipping Services in 2000, having joined BHP as a deck officer and served as a master in the BHP fleet. He also held a number of directorships of BHP companies and is a former Director of the Australian Shipowners Association.
Mr Tony Hyams
Mr Hyams was appointed to the AMSA Board on 1 September 1998 for a period of two years and was reappointed from
8 October 2000 and 8 October 2002, both for two-year terms, and again from 9 October 2004 for a three-year term. He is a Senior Adviser of Credit Suisse First Boston and a Director of the Australian Government Employees’ Superannuation Trust, Blue Star Print Group (NZ), Annvest Pty Ltd and Hytrade Pty Ltd.
The Hon Virginia Chadwick AO
Mrs Chadwick was reappointed to the AMSA Board on 15 April 2004 for a three-year term.
She was initially appointed as a Board member on 8 April 2002 for a two-year term.
Mrs Chadwick is the Chair of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority (GBRMPA) and is a Director of the Reef
Co-operative Research Centre and a member of the Great Barrier Reef Consultative Committee. This followed a distinguished political career in the New South Wales Parliament where she served as President of New South Wales Legislative Council and held several ministerial portfolios.
Dr Ken Moss
Dr Moss was reappointed to the Board on 11 August 2004 for a three-year term. He had retired as Chairman of the Board on 25 October 2003 to focus on other business commitments, having been appointed for a four-year term from 1 July 2001. He originally was appointed to the AMSA Board on 8 April 1999 for a period of three years. After several years at BHP, he joined the Howard Smith Group in 1974 and was Managing Director from 1993 until his retirement in late 2000.
Dr Moss is Chairman of Boral Ltd and Centennial Coal Company Ltd and serves on the Board of the Adsteam Marine Ltd, GPT RE Ltd, Macquarie Capital Alliance Ltd and Macquarie Capital Alliance Management Ltd. He was formerly a Director of the National Australia Bank and Hunter Medical Research Ltd.
Mr Allan Thomson AM
Mr Thomson was appointed to the Board on 11 August 2004 for a three-term. He was National Executive Director of the Australian Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) until his retirement in 1997. He was formerly a Director and Managing Director of Howard Smith Ltd having served with the company from 1954 to 1969 and from 1971 until 1990 when he joined the RFDS. He is a former Chairman of the Australian Shipowners Association, Medibank Private Ltd, the Health Insurance Commission, and former Deputy Chair of ANL Ltd. He was a Director of the Australian Submarine Corporation, the Australian River Company Ltd, the Australian Industry Development Corporation and Howard Smith Ltd and related companies.
Chief Executive Officer,
Mr Clive Davidson
Mr Davidson was reappointed on 4 May 2004 for a three-year term, having been appointed in 1998 and reappointed in 2001, both for three years. He is a member of the Board of the Seafarers Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Authority (Seacare), the Council of the Australian Maritime College and the CSIRO National Facility (Research Vessel Southern Surveyor) Steering Committee. Mr Davidson is Deputy Chairman of the Australian Marine Science and Technology Ltd and President of the International Association of Marine Aids to Navigation and Lighthouse Authorities.
Departmental Board Member,
Mr Andrew Wilson
In August 2004, the then Minister for Transport and Regional Services exercised his power under section 13(1)(d) of the Australian Maritime Safety Authority Act 1990 to specify an office in the Department whose occupant became an ex officio member of the AMSA Board. The first occupant of the specified position was the Department’s Deputy Secretary, Ms Lynelle Briggs, until she left the Department in November 2004. The second occupant of the specified position was Deputy Secretary, Mr Peter Yuile, until he left the Department in June 2005. Hence at 30 June 2005, the position specified by the Minister was vacant. The Minister then specified the Executive Director Maritime and Land Transport in the Department as the ex officio Board member from 1 August 2005. This position is occupied by Mr Andrew Wilson.
Directors Leaving During 2004-2005
Ms Lynelle Briggs
Ms Briggs was appointed to the Board in August 2004 pursuant to section 13(1)(d) of the Australian Maritime Safety Authority 1990, which provides for the Minister to specify an office in the Department of Transport and Regional Services whose occupant is an ex officio member of the AMSA Board. Ms Briggs was a Deputy Secretary in the Department of Transport and Regional Services until November 2004 when she left the Department to take up an appointment as the Australian Public Service Commissioner.
Mr Peter Yuile
Mr Yuile was appointed by the Minister in November 2004 pursuant to section 13(1)(d) of the Australian Maritime Safety Authority 1990 as an ex officio member of the AMSA Board. He was a Deputy Secretary in the Department of Transport and Regional Services until he left the Department on 23 June 2005 prior to taking up an appointment as Executive Director of the Australian Quarantine Inspection Service.
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