Board of Directors
Non Executive Director
Gary has a maritime career spanning more than 40 years and has helped shape the maritime industry in Australia and internationally. He was instrumental in introducing compulsory marine pilotage laws for the Torres Strait to protect sensitive marine habitats; effectively setting a legal precedent for international shipping laws.
As Deputy Chief Executive Officer at AMSA (Australian Maritime Safety Authority) he oversaw the running of everything from search and rescue, through to aids to navigation and implementing international and national standards for maritime safety.
Gary also spent five years in Paris as Secretary General of IALA (International Association of Marine Aids to Navigation and Lighthouse Authorities). With a strong management and safety background, Gary’s maritime and governance experience positions AMS Group well as it embarks on a period of growth and technological advancements.
Gary is currently serving as Maritime Commissioner at the Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) and Gary will fulfil a Non-Executive Director position on the board of AMS Group.