Australian Maritime Safety Authority

AMSA Executive contacts


Chief Executive Officer
Mick Kinley

Deputy Chief Executive Officer
Gary Prosser

Corporate Secretary
Robyn Rowntree

Domestic Vessels

General Manager
Mal Larsen

Manager National Operations
Brian Hemming

A/Manager, Business Planning and Support
Andrei Ohlmus

Manager National System Program
Stephen Evans

Manager, Regulatory and Policy
Clare East

Principal Advisor Policy and Communications
Mark Strong

Vessel Safety Unit
Adam Brancher

Domestic Vessel Liaison Manager
Keith Brightman

Liaison Officer – Darwin
Steve Whitesmith

Liaison Officer - Melbourne
Wes Oswin

Office of Legal Counsel and Office of Legislative Drafting

Manager, Office of Legal Counsel
Clinton McKenzie

Manager, Office of Legislative Drafting
Patrick Dodgson

Search and Rescue

Aviation Search and Rescue (24 hour)
Freecall 1800 815 257

Maritime Search and Rescue and Environment (24 hour)
Freecall 1800 641 792

Other General Search and Rescue / Environment Protection enquiries
(02) 6279 5746

General Manager
John Young

Manager, SAR Operations
Alan Lloyd

Manager, Planning and Business Support
Christine Macmillian

Manager, SAR Resources
Julian Mitchell

Please email AMSA for further information

Ship Safety

General Manager
Allan Schwartz

Manager, Shipping Qualifications
Mark Eldon-Roberts

Manager, Ship Operations
Stephen Curry

Manager, Ship Inspections
Alex Schultz-Altmann

Manager, Business Support
Chris Barnes

Manager, Maritime Operations Division - North
David Penny (Acting)

Manager, Maritime Operations Division - South
Wayne Cooper

Manager, Maritime Operations Division - East
Dave Penny

Manager, Maritime Operations Division - West
Reza Vind

Registrar of Ships

Registrar of Ships
Lucinda McIntyre

Navigation Safety & International Relations

General Manager
Brad Groves

Acting Manager, Nautical and Regulation
Annaliese Caston

Manager, International Relations
Simon Moore

Manager, Aids to Navigation
Gerry Brine

Manager, Vessel Traffic and Pilotage Services
Jillian Carson-Jackson

Marine Environment

General Manager
Toby Stone

Manager, Marine Environment Standards
Matt Johnston

Manager, Marine Environment Pollution Response
Jamie Storrie

Acting Manager, Salvage and Intervention
Mahesh Alimchandani

Corporate Services

Chief Operating Officer
Cherie Enders

Chief Financial Officer
Attilio Martiniello

Manager, People and Development
Sarah Queenan

Chief Information Officer
Steven Peddle

Manager, Planning, Portfolio and Performance
Lloyd Dobson

Manager, Communication
Jonathan Wills

General and other enquiries

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