Simon Ormsby

“I have seen the rail freight industry change dramatically over the past fifteen years and am proud to play my part in continuing to grow opportunities for ARTC and consolidate our commercial and customer focus.”

Simon is Group Executive Strategy and Corporate Development, with responsibility for:

  • Corporate planning
  • Infrastructure strategy development
  • Corporate commercial and network development
  • Access regulation
  • Industry policy
  • Strategic Property

As a part of his role, Simon oversees the development of our Infrastructure Strategies across the National Freight Network and the Hunter Valley Coal Network. He identifies opportunities to grow rail and freight volumes, expand our rail network and seeks potential funding and investment partners. He also oversees our access undertakings and contractual models, fulfilling our obligations to the ACCC.

Simon is a Fellow of CPA Australia, and a Chartered Member of the Institute of Logistics and Transport Australia and is a Graduate Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

He is also Alternate Director of the Australasian Rail Association and a Board Member and Deputy Chair of the Australian Logistics Council.

With over 18 years at ARTC, Simon has an outstanding record identifying and developing opportunities for growth.

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