The Taskforce is made of eminent Australians with significant expertise in the transport and maritime industries. Mr John Mullen is the Chair of the Taskforce and is joined by:
- Dr Sarah Ryan
- Ms Angela Gillham
- Major General Jason Walk
- Mr Paddy Crumlin
Mr John Mullen, Chair, Telstra
John Mullen is currently Chairman of the Board at Telstra.
John has extensive experience in international transportation and logistics, with more than two decades in senior positions with some of the world’s largest transport and infrastructure companies.
Dr Sarah Ryan, Non-Executive Director, Woodside Energy
Sarah Ryan has over 30 years of international experience in the energy industry, ranging from technical, operational and leadership roles at a number of oil and gas and oilfield services companies, to a decade of experience as a director of equity investments and portfolio manager.
Ms Angela Gillham, Chief Executive Officer, Maritime Industry Australia Limited
Angela Gillham joined Maritime Industry Australia Limited in 2003 and has a Bachelor of Applied Science. Angela is the associations specialist in shipping policy matters, with a particular focus on operational, health and safety and environmental performance.
Major General Jason Walk, Commander Joint Logistics, Department of Defence
Major General Jason Walk is a senior military officer with extensive command, leadership and management experience and is currently the Authority for the Defence Estate Base Service Contracts.
Mr Paddy Crumlin, National Secretary, Maritime Union of Australia
Paddy Crumlin has been a full-time union official since 1988. In 1991, he was elected as Deputy National Secretary of the Seamen's Union of Australia (SUA) and, subsequently, when the SUA amalgamated with the Waterside Workers Federation in 1993, he was elected as Joint Deputy National Secretary.