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Michael Byrne

Michael Byrne

Non Executive Director

Michael has been a Director of NSW Ports since July 2020.

He has over 30 years experience as a non-executive director and leader within the logistics, supply chain, retail and property sectors. He currently serves on the Ausgrid Asset, Management, Finance and Operator Partnership Boards. He is also a council member on the NSW Freight Advisory Council, a Senate member for the University of Western Australia and leads the Talent and Capability Think Tank for Deakin University.

Most recently he was Managing Director, Chief Operating Officer and Director of Toll Holdings Limited and prior to this held roles including Chief Executive Officer of Coates Hire, Linfox and Westgate Holdings, as well as Non-Executive Director of Australia Post. Michael has also served on numerous government boards advising on transportation, infrastructure, food security and security matters. He has also held board positions with OzHarvest (a food charity) and education committees for Victoria University and the University of Denver.