Aug 06, 2019
Shane Ellison, CEO AT

Shane Ellison has been CEO at Auckland Transport since December 2017.

He has over 20 years global experience in senior leadership roles across the transport and infrastructure sectors.

Most recently, these included being the International Development Officer and Chief Operating Officer (New South Wales and Queensland) for Transdev, the world’s largest private operator of public transport.

He was a key member of the consortium which secured the tender for Sydney’s $2.2 billion light rail project, currently under construction.

Born and raised in the South Island he has whakapapa linking him to the iwi of Ngai Tahu and Te Ati Awa.

At Auckland Transport his key focus areas are on the delivery of the region’s largest ever infrastructure development programme, road safety, and organisational transformation around responsiveness and providing better customer experiences.

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