ATA announces the appointment of new CEO

Executive director of the Australian Livestock and Rural Transporters Association (ALRTA), Mathew Munro, has been announced as the new CEO of the Australian Trucking Association (ATA).

He will begin the new role on July 3, 2023, following the retirement of current CEO, Michael Deegan.

ATA chair, David Smith says he’s looking forward to a smooth transition. “Mat will bring so much experience to the role and will build on Michael’s great work. I look forward to joining forces with Mat as we tackle industry issues together,”

For over 25 years, Munro has worked in contested public policy across industry and government, including with two ATA member associations. Along with working for the ALRTA, he has also served as policy director with the National Road Transport Operators Association (NatRoad).

Through his career, Munro has also worked with the Grains Council of Australia; Real Estate Institute of Australia; and with government at the Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics (ABARES) and the ACT Government Department of Disability, Housing and Community Services.

He holds a Bachelor of Environmental Science, graduate qualifications in Applied Science, and a Master of Business Administration.

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