Board of Directors

Board Chairman

Laurie D’Apice

Laurie is President for Human Resources for Linfox which is Australia’s largest privately owned Transport and Logistics Business. In this role, Laurie has responsibility for human resources, recruitment, organisational and people development, industrial relations, workplace safety, workers compensation, regulatory compliance, corporate communications and sustainability.

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Deputy Chair

Ron Devitt

Ron is currently the Principle Manager Learning Services, within the Organisational Development Branch of Sydney Trains which is responsible for providing a complete range of L&D services to the Transport for NSW cluster.

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Jon Northorpe

Jon Northorpe is the General Manager Laundry Operations for Spotless and is responsible for a culturally diverse workforce across multiple locations.

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Michael Kaine

Michael is the National Secretary of the Transport Workers Union. In this role Michael has overarching responsibility for enterprise bargaining on behalf of the organisation with numerous employers and industry peak bodies and in addition manages the organisation’s finance, research and policy units.

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Bob Nanva

Bob Nanva is National Secretary of the Rail, Bus and Tram Union. In this role he has had responsibility for managing bargaining negotiations with industry, negotiating sustainable productivity reforms with enterprises, creating and implementing a new strategic direction for the organisation and reforming national governance arrangements to meet best practices.

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Tony Wilks

Chair of Audit and Risk Committee Tony brings a strong business background to the AIS Board. Tony has worked in senior roles in the Mining and Resources industry, Maritime and Shipping, and the Road Transport and Logistics sectors, and…

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Ian Bray

Ian has been a Seafarer for 19 years, and a Union Official for 12 years (WA Assistant Branch Secretary for six years, and Assistant National Secretary of MUA for the past six years).

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