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The TrackSAFE Staff:

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Heather Neil

Executive Director

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Hope Bertram

Communications & Engagement Manager

Membership of the Board is as follows:

Bob Herbert AM


Bob Herbert is a respected veteran of industry and a strong champion of safety on and around the rail network and the rail industry working together to save lives. Holding a number of board positions nationally, Bob is well connected across senior ranks of industry, government and the public service, government agencies, trade unions, and community organisations. He has an impeccable reputation for strong leadership and good governance, and in 2005 he was awarded an Order of Australia for services to industry. Bob took on the role of the Chair of the TrackSAFE Foundation on 15 May 2012.

  • Danny Broad, Chair Australasian Railway Association

  • Raymond O’Flaherty, CEO Metro Trains Melbourne

  • Mark Diamond, National Secretary, Rail, Tram and Bus Union

  • Howard Collins OBE, Transport for NSW

  • Kate Bowman, General Counsel & Company Secretary Pacific National

  • Rob Mason, Chair Transport Heritage NSW

  • Nick Easy, CEO Queensland Rail

  • Catherine Peppler, Head of Safety, Health & Environment Aurizon

  • Stuart Inglis, General Manager Transport & Technology UGL

  • David Franks, CEO Keolis Downer

  • Steven Dietrich, CEO TasRail

  • Damien White, Group Executive Safety, Engineering & Technology ARTC

  • David Gordon, Chief Operating Officer – Capital Projects and Asset Development KiwiRail