Appointed under Section 49 of the Australian Maritime Safety Authority Act 1990
Mr Kinley became AMSA’s Chief Executive Officer on 27 August 2014. Mr Kinley was previously the Deputy Chief Executive Officer and held that position from October 2008.
Mr Kinley joined AMSA in Cairns as a Marine Surveyor in 1994. He has since gained experience across all of AMSA’s business areas with a focus on maritime safety and casualty response.
Prior to joining AMSA, Mr Kinley had an extensive career with BHP. He started as an engineer cadet with BHP Transport and sailed with the BHP fleet before serving in various shore-based roles, including fleet safety instructor and project engineer.
Mr Kinley holds an Australian Chief Engineer Class 1 Certificate, a Bachelor of Applied Science, a Bachelor of Engineering, and a Graduate Diploma in Legal Studies. Mr Kinley is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.