Chief Executive Officer
Stewart Lammin was appointed the Chief Executive Officer of Flinders Port Holdings in March 2018. Stewart was the General Manager of Flinders Ports for six years and was responsible for the overall performance of the Ports business, including its operations in Whyalla and Flinders Ports Land Developments. Stewart is also Project Director for Spencer Gulf Port Link, the group’s greenfield port development division.
Stewart is a highly experienced ports industry professional with over 35 years in the sector. He has a background in shipbroking, and developed expertise in shipping for the mining sector. He spent 15 years at the global shipping line, Hamburg Süd, where he worked as Sales and Marketing Manager in Sydney and then as State Manager for Victoria and Queensland.
Stewart has a Masters in Business Administration (MBA), and as part of Flinders Ports’ commitment to the environment, serves on the board of the Spencer Gulf Ecosystem and Development Initiative.
Chief Financial Officer
Keith Halifax was named Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Flinders Port Holdings in July 2017. He is responsible for leading the Group’s finance function nationally, with accountability for all finance, tax and insurance related activities for the Group. Prior to being named CFO, Keith was Financial Controller of Flinders Port Holdings. Prior to joining Flinders Port Holdings in 2013, Keith spent 8 years with KPMG working in their assurance and advisory practices both within the UK and Australia. Keith holds an Honours degree in Management from the University of Nottingham and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants.
Company Secretary and General Counsel
Adam joined Flinders Port Holdings in 2012 as Company Secretary and General Counsel and leads the group’s legal and governance, communications and administrative divisions. Adam also manages the processes for enterprise level risk management across the group and provides company secretarial services to the Board.
A qualified lawyer with over 25 years of experience in corporate and commercial law, Adam has expertise in banking and financial services, corporate governance, regulatory compliance, corporate transactional work and commercial contracts. Before joining Flinders Port Holdings he held senior roles at law firms and in-house, including General Manager Legal Risk and Compliance and Company Secretary at a funds management company.
Adam chairs the South Australian Council of the Governance Institute of Australia, and is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators. He is also a member of the Law Society of South Australia.
General Manager, Flinders Adelaide Container Terminal
David is a born and bred Adelaide local and was appointed to the role of Flinders Adelaide Container Terminal General Manager in early 2018.
Prior to this David held the role of the FACT Operations Manager for 7 years and has extensive knowledge and experience in the daily workings of the terminal and working constructively with FACT’s clients and stakeholders.
David is a Master Mariner and also holds science, maritime supply chain, leadership and Business Management qualifications. David is committed to industry best practice with respect to workplace safety, operational efficiency and customer service.
Genaral Manager Group Assets
Randall joined Flinders Port Holdings in 2018 as the General Manager Group Assets and leads the group’s procurement, supply chain, asset management, engineering and infrastructure delivery divisions. As an engineer with business education from Mt Eliza Business School and over 24 years of experience, Randall has a passion for delivering great asset outcomes.
Having held senior operational and infrastructure delivery roles in Australia and Europe with Alcan, SA Water and the GWA Group, Randall’s expertise has been gained through manufacturing, design, asset management, engineering, supply chain management, import / export as well as the delivery of large capital works and asset programs.
Randall is member of Engineers Australia and is involved across multiple industry sectors ranging from a University advisory capacity to community interests in promoting improved health and wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders.
General Manager, Human Resources and Risk
After joining the public sector port authority in 1994 as a trainee in HR, Alessandra obtained a permanent position in HR and has since worked her way into more senior positions as a result of tertiary studies in HR and Business Excellence and achieving a number of organisational achievements. In 2011, Alessandra was promoted to the position of General Manager of Human Resources at Flinders Port Holdings. She has the overall responsibility for all human resources related activities. With over 20 years’ experience in the port industry, Alessandra has worked with the ports business throughout its transformation from public sector entity to private sector enterprise. Experienced in all aspects of people and culture management including recruitment, performance, industrial relations, organisational development and managing cultural change programs, Alessandra was named Telstra SA Young Business Woman of the Year in 2003.
General Manager Planning and Projects
Mark has been with Flinders Port Holdings since 2001 and held the position of Chief Financial Officer for 16 years. During his extensive appointment, Mark has applied his broad knowledge base to manage the company’s finance and accounting, treasury management, payroll, information technology and procurement.
With over 20 years’ experience in the ports sector, Mark played a key role in the vendor sales team for Ports Corp South Australia. More recently he has driven the acquisition of the container terminal in Adelaide from DP World and used his knowledge of refinancing and funding to support the group’s growth strategy. Prior to joining Flinders Port Holdings, Mark held a number of senior financial and executive management positions within the ports, aviation and the timber industries.
Mark is a Fellow of both CPA Australia and the Corporate Secretaries of Australia. He is also a member of the Chartered Institute of Directors.
As of July 2017, Mark stepped into a new role, the General Manager of the newly formed Planning and Projects Department, where he manages the overall management of the Group’s major projects.
General Manager, Flinders Ports
Carl joined Flinders Ports as General Manager, Marine Operations in 2004. He has overall responsibility for marine operations across 10 South Australian Ports, including the seven ports owned and operated by Flinders Ports as well as Whyalla, Port Bonython and Ardrossan.
Carl also oversees HydroSurvey Australia, a hydrographic survey business operated by Flinders Ports and is the Port Security Officer for all ports operated by Flinders Ports. He previously worked at Department of Planning Transport and Infrastructure (DPTI) and brings expertise in emergency planning and response to the group.
A Master Mariner with pilotage licences for five South Australian ports, Carl also has a Masters in Business Administration (MBA).
General Manager, Flinders Logistics
Andrew has been part of the group’s executive team since 2006 and became General Manager of Flinders Logistics in 2012, when the business was formally launched as a division of Flinders Port Holdings. He has over 19 years’ experience in the ports sector and joined Flinders Ports’ finance team in 2001 to work on financial modelling, corporate strategic planning, business planning and policy development.
Before moving into the ports sector 1996, Andrew worked in the financial sector providing financial advice and external audit services, including the management of special investigations into business efficiency. For the past nine years Andrew has played a lead role in establishing and managing the group’s logistics operations. A qualified CPA and accountant, Andrew has a Bachelor of Economics with a major in Accounting.
Andrew is also an elected board member of the South Australian Freight Council.