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Port of Portland Appoints Greg Burgoyne as CEO

Posted on January 18, 2023

The Port of Portland has appointed a new Chief Executive Officer (CEO), who joins the port following ten years as CEO of Glenelg Shire Council.

Mr Greg Burgoyne joins the Port of Portland team in this role. Prior to his work for the Council, 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.”

Mr Burgoyne 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.

“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,” Mr Burgoyne said.

“This is an exciting opportunity, and I am looking forward to working with the team at Port of Portland.”

Current CEO of the Port of Portland, 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.”


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