Chair Technology Committee
David Marchant was appointed to the Board on 21 July 2014. He is Chair of the Board Technology Committee and a member of the Safety Committee and Audit and Risk Committee. His current term expires on 20 July 2017.
Mr Marchant has extensive experience in the transport industry. He is a former Chief Executive Officer of the Australian Rail Track Corporation and Director and Chair of the Australian Railway Association. Mr Marchant also served as a Director of the Rail Industry Safety and Standards Board.
Mr Marchant has worked as Managing Director of Lend Lease Engineering and Managing Director of Lend Lease Infrastructure Services, and as a director of the Hunter Valley Coal Chain Coordination Company Pty Ltd.
He received the General Division of the Order of Australia in 2013 for significant service to the rail industry through national structural reform and infrastructure upgrades and has been a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors since 2000.