Board Members

Corporate Trust Board

Roy Green

Roy Green


Roy is Emeritus Professor of Innovation at the University of Technology Sydney, where he was Dean of the UTS Business School. He is also a Conjoint Professor at the University of Newcastle, where he previously headed an industry research centre, and is a member of the Vice Chancellor’s Business and Industry Advisory Board.

Roy has enjoyed a career in universities, government and the private sector in Australia and overseas. He is currently Chair of the Advanced Robotics for Manufacturing Hub and a board member of the SmartSat CRC and Australian Design Council. He also chaired the Federal government’s Innovative Regions Centre, CSIRO Manufacturing Advisory Council, NSW Manufacturing Council and Queensland Competition Authority, and was appointed to the Prime Minister’s Manufacturing Taskforce and NSW Modern Manufacturing Taskforce.

Zhenwu She

Zhenwu (Alan) She


Zhenwu (Alan) She is currently working in China Merchants Port Holdings Company Limited (CMP) as the Director of Overseas Comprehensive Business Development.

Alan has nearly 30 years of working experience in port industry, and has been at CMP for 15 years. He was previously a Deputy GM of CMP overseas department, Chief Engineering Officer of Colombo International Container Terminal (CICT), and GM of HaiQin Project Management Co., with extensive experience on various port investment, construction, operation and project management.

Alan has Bachelor Degree of Civil Engineering in Harbor & Marine Engineering from Chongqing Jiaotong University and Master Degree of Business Administration from National University of Singapore.

Clinton Dines

Clinton Dines


Clinton was born and raised in Queensland and subsequently lived and worked in China for 36 years, 21 as President of BHP Billiton’s China business. He was educated in Asian Studies at Griffith University in Brisbane and in business at INSEAD in France and has extensive experience as an executive in China and Asia businesses.

Since 2009 Clinton has had an active career as a Non-Executive Director, currently serving on the Boards of Fonterra, Port of Newcastle, Zanaga Iron Ore and Sky Renewables. He was previously a Director of KAZ Minerals, Aurecon and North Queensland Airports and Executive Chairman of Caledonia Asia from 2010 to 2013. He is an Adjunct Professor at Griffith University’s Asia Institute and is a Member of the Griffith University Council.

Shaode (Healy) Hu


Shaode (Healy) Hu is currently the Deputy General Manager of Finance Department/Capital Management Department in China Merchants Port Holdings Company Limited (CMP).

He has more than 18 years of experience in Finance Management, Strategy Planning, Internal Audit and Port Operations Management. Between 2013 and 2020, Healy was accredited to Djibouti as Deputy Chief Financial Officer of Port De Djibouti S.A.

Hugh Fitzsimons

Hugh Fitzsimons


Hugh is the Portfolio Manager of Gardior’s The Infrastructure Fund (TIF), the Head of Macquarie Australian Infrastructure Trust (MAIT) and the COO of Macquarie Global Infrastructure Funds 2 & 3.

Hugh is a Director of North Queensland Airports, which includes Cairns and Mackay airport, and of Australian Utilities Trust (AUT). He is also the former Chair of Hobart Airport and Oceania Healthcare (NZ) and former Director of Queensland Airports Limited and DCT Gdansk. Hugh has a particular focus on operating performance improvement, energy transition, capital planning and strategy. He has worked at Macquarie for 20 years in Sydney and New York.

Li Xiaofeng


Was appointed as a Director effective 16 June 2023.

Maciek Kwiatkowski

Maciek Kwiatkowski


Maciek is an expert in port operations and development, with over 35 years of experience in six countries.

Maciek is the Senior Ports Advisor to Macquarie Infrastructure & Real Assets in the Asia Pacific region. From 2013 to 2016, Maciek was the CEO of Deepwater Container Terminal (DCT) Gdansk in Poland, overseeing growth from 500,000 to 1.6 million TEUs and a €200m construction of a second deepwater terminal. His career in Australia included roles with P&O Ports in Melbourne and Sydney from 1984 to 1994. Internationally, Maciek worked in various terminals and rail companies including Vostochny International Container Services, SeaLand Russia, South Asia Gateway Terminal in Sri Lanka and DP World Callao in Peru.

Property Trust Group

Christine Williams


Christine has more than 30 years broad local and international experience as an M&A lawyer and senior business executive in the infrastructure, property and financial services industries.

She has worked in private practice and as part of the leadership teams for high-profile real estate and infrastructure funds management businesses advising both listed and unlisted boards, most recently as an Executive Director and Global General Counsel for the Macquarie Infrastructure and real assets division for 21 years. Other non-executive directorships currently held by Christine are with Queensland Airports Limited , the Australian Energy Market Operator Limited and not-for-profit organisations supporting indigenous education, the performing arts and affordable housing.

Carol Cheng

Carol Cheng


Carol is the General Manager of Office of Board of Directors and also the Head of Investor Relation of China Merchants Port Holdings Company Limited (CMP).

Carol has worked in CMP for 18 years in Finance Department, Legal Department, Investor Relation and Office of Board of Directors. She is also the director of various port investments in Sri Lanka, Brazil and Togo. She has also actively participated in M&A activities, Financing activities, Investor Relation and Corporate Governance in CMP. She is a fellow of The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, UK.

Marianne Kim


Marianne is a Director in Macquarie Asset Management’s Infrastructure business, with responsibilities across client, fund and asset level outcomes, including portfolio management, fund strategy, Board engagement, investor relations and capital raising.

Marianne has over 13 years of infrastructure funds experience, having worked across MAM’s listed and unlisted infrastructure businesses in Sydney and London. Previous roles have included finance advisory for acquisitions and divestments, treasury and capital management, as well as investor relations for the Macquarie European Infrastructure Fund series in London.

Marianne holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Co-op Program) degree from the University of New South Wales, and is a qualified Chartered Accountant with Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand.

Feng (Alan) Tan


Alan is the Operational Director of the Operations Management Department at CMP.

He has worked for CMP for more than 20 years and has rich experience in marketing, business development and operations management in the port industry.

Executive Leadership

Craig Carmody

Craig Carmody

Chief Executive Officer

Craig joined Port of Newcastle as Chief Executive Officer in August 2018, building on extensive experience spanning the transport, maritime and infrastructure sectors.

From 2014 Craig 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. While at Svitzer, Craig also led the regulatory affairs engagement with governments, port owners and port authorities.

Craig has held senior roles in the Australian Federal Government, serving 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.

He served 10 years in the Australian Army, including the Special Forces, reaching the rank of Lieutenant Colonel and holds post-graduate qualifications in public policy, business management and industrial and employee relations.

Glen Hayward

Glen Hayward

Executive Manager Marine & Operations

Glen’s responsibilities include wharf services, vessel scheduling, port cargo logistics, terminal operations, port security, emergency management, survey services, dredge operations and marine fleet management.

Glen joined Port of Newcastle in 2014 as Operations Supervisor.

Glen has previously held senior operational and rail freight logistics management roles at WSP and Aurizon.

Nick Livesey

Nick Livesey

Chief Financial Officer

Nick is Chief Financial Officer at Port of Newcastle, with responsibility for the organisation’s financial strategy, implementation, governance and ESG.

Nick joined the Port in May 2019 having most recently spent 12 years at Sydney Airport, which is Australia’s largest and busiest airport. Nick performed a range of senior financial management roles, including four years as Head of Finance.

With extensive experience in the infrastructure and property sectors, Nick has a track record of identifying trends and business levers to maximise asset utilisation and returns. He was previously a Senior Manager at global consultancy firm Ernst & Young and has a reputation as a strategic business partner adept at navigating a complex business environment where there are competing priorities.

Nick holds a BA (Hons) Economics (Industrial) from University of Leeds and is a qualified Chartered Accountant.

Marie Omark

Marie Omark

Executive Manager Corporate Services

Marie joined the Port of Newcastle in September 2018 as the Executive Manager Corporate Services. Marie’s portfolio oversees the strategy and operation of all corporate services including IT, human resources, safety, administration and executive support services. Marie is also responsible for the running of the CEO office.

Marie brings with her a wealth of experience in corporate strategy, business transformation and change management, marketing and communications and executive services.

Prior to joining Port of Newcastle, Marie held the role of Head of Corporate Services at Svitzer, the towage services division of Maersk Group.

She holds a Master of Science degree in Strategy, Organisation & Leadership and a Master of International Management from Copenhagen Business School.

Matthew Swann

Matthew Swan

Executive Manager Business Development

Appointed as the Port’s Executive Manager Business Development, Matthew has responsibility for the commercial aspects of the large-scale projects Port of Newcastle is now pursuing. Matthew is also responsible for leading the growth and diversification of the Port’s product and customer base, with a focus on long-term sustainability.

Mr. Swan was appointed Acting Executive Manager Business Development in November 2020. He is responsible for leading the growth and diversification of our product and customer base, with a focus on long-term sustainability. He has been at the Port of Newcastle for 5 years, working across the Finance, Commercial and Business Development teams.

Mr Swan is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand, and holds a Bachelor of Finance/Commerce (Hons) from the University of Newcastle. Prior to working at PON, Mr Swan worked over 10 years in chartered accounting, predominantly in corporate finance completing mergers and acquisition, valuation, and financial modelling assignments for clients.

Ashley Cooper

General Counsel

Ashley is the General Counsel and Company Secretary at the Port of Newcastle, with responsibility for the legal, company secretarial, property, environment and planning business functions.

Ashley joined the Port of Newcastle in February 2022 and brings significant experience in the maritime, logistics and engineering fields.

Ashley holds degrees in Laws from Macquarie University and Engineering (Environmental) from the University of Newcastle.

Raymond Höhle

Executive Manager Infrastructure & Services

Shipping has been a lifelong passion for Raymond. Born in the Netherlands, his career began with the Royal Dutch Navy, working on submarines, before his maritime career would see him work across 23 countries in the manufacturing and port industry.

In 2006, Raymond started with AMPT Rotterdam as Senior Manager Technical Services, working on the port expansion, before moving to Australia to joining Hutchinson Ports, where he was part of the management team leading the greenfield sites in Sydney, Enfield and Brisbane. His role as Head of Engineering, saw him responsible for the commissioning of all terminal equipment, automation, and projects in the second stage and future expansion.

Prior to joining Port of Newcastle, Raymond was Global Head of Engineering for Yilport, working across nine countries and 19 ports. Through Raymond’s expertise, he was able to help grow their portfolio, procure all equipment and create a support team.