Port of Portland: 05:17:58 Fri 14/06/2024
Port of Portland appoints new Chief Executive Officer

Port of Portland appoints new Chief Executive Officer

The Port of Portland is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Greg Burgoyne to the position of Chief Executive Officer (CEO).

Greg joins the Port of Portland team following 10 years as Chief Executive Officer of the Glenelg Shire Council, prior to which he served as Chief Financial Officer at the Australian Taxation Office, after spending 18 years in senior management and board positions with Shell Australia.

Port of Portland Chairman Lindsay Ward said “We are delighted to have Greg join the Port of Portland team. Greg has exceptional relevant experience and brings with him a wealth of industry knowledge. As a local, he is very familiar with the operations at Port of Portland and has existing relationships with many of the Port’s customers. We look forward to Greg commencing with us in January 2023.”

Greg holds three Master’s Degrees, in accounting, in business (corporate law) and in professional ethics, as well as a Graduate Diploma in taxation.  He is also a Fellow of the Australian Society of Certified Practising Accountants.

Greg said “It is an honour to be appointed as CEO of Port of Portland. Not only is the Port a significant asset for Portland, but it also plays a pivotal role in Australia’s export markets and is a major contributor to the Australian economy. This is an exciting opportunity, and I am looking forward to working with the team at Port of Portland.”

Current CEO Mr Greg Tremewen said “Greg is an excellent choice for the position. We have had a close working relationship through Greg’s role at Glenelg Shire Council and the Committee for Portland. Greg understands our business and will be a great fit for the port.”

Mr Burgoyne succeeds Mr Tremewen who will remain in the role until January 2023.

Port of Portland