Management Team

Craig Walker

Acting Chief Executive Officer

Craig is an experienced senior executive having a strong background in commercial and operational settings, with proven successes in mergers and acquisitions, public and private sector transformations, regulated and non-regulated business in Australia and overseas. Craig commenced as Gladstone Ports Corporation’s (GPC) Acting Chief Executive Officer in December 2018. Craig has more than 20 years of senior executive experience in the ports, rail, manufacturing, resources, infrastructure and consulting sectors, specialising in strategic environments.

Rowen Winsor

Executive General Manager People & Community

Rowen is our Executive General Manager People & Community, and has been a key member of the executive team since October 2015. Rowen has more than 20 years’ experience as a senior executive across a range of industries including the mining, energy, rail, aviation, and tourism sectors. Rowen is a member of the GPC and PCCC ILUA Implementation Committee.

Rob Hall

Chief Financial Officer

Rob Hall is our Chief Financial Officer and is a seasoned Big-4 Corporate Finance Executive with over 20 years of strategic and financial advisory experience. Rob joined our team in October 2020 after six years in his previous role as CFO. Rob has extensive experience advising and leading corporate finance functions across a range of organisations including in the infrastructure and utilities sectors. Rob is professionally qualified in finance, accounting and engineering.

Gerard Melrose

Acting Operations, Asset Management & Project Services General Manager

Gerard was appointed as Acting Operations General Manager in May 2019. His substantive role is as Logistics Manager, which he commenced in March 2016. Gerard has worked for GPC for more than 11 years across a number of areas including business development, risk, insurance, and human resources.

Rufus Gandhi

General Counsel & Company Secretary

Rufus Gandhi is our General Counsel & Company Secretary.  Rufus oversees legal, governance and enterprise risk management at the Corporation. Admitted by the Law Society of England and Wales, the Queensland Law Society, the Supreme Court of Victoria and as a Registered Practitioner of the High Court of Australia, Rufus is an experienced senior lawyer with a demonstrated history of working in corporate, oil and gas and ports industry and has previously worked in London, New York, Los Angeles and Singapore. He has over 20 years of experience in Mergers and Acquisitions, Private Equity, Oil & Gas Law, Port Operations, Dispute Resolution and Strategy.  Rufus is a member of the GPC and PCCC ILUA Implementation Committee.