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Grant Gilfillan, CEO and Director Chairman, Port Authority NSW Australian Cruise Association
Grant Gilfillan has been the Chief Executive Officer of Port Authority of NSW since July 2014, after the amalgamation of Sydney, Newcastle and Port Kembla port corporations. He was previously CEO of Sydney Ports Corporation (from 2008) and Newcastle Port Corporation (from 2013).
Before joining Sydney Ports Corporation in 2008, Grant worked in Africa, the Middle East and Europe (Romania) as a Senior Vice President, Managing Director and General Manager for DP World. Prior to this, he served as Director of Operations for P&O Ports, Australia and New Zealand and as Managing Director of CSX World Terminals in Australia.
Prior to that Grant was a mining engineer and mine manager in the NSW Hunter Valley and the north-west of Western Australia. Grant served as President of the International Association of Ports and Harbours (IAPH) from April 2013 to June 2015.
Grant is a member and the current Chair of the Australia Cruise Association (ACA). In October 2018 he was appointed to the chair of Ports Australia’s Board of Directors. Grant is also a Director on the Board of Lyttelton Port Company in Christchurch, New Zealand.