Managing Director & CEO
Appointed 1 December 2016
Mr Harding was appointed Managing Director & CEO of Aurizon in December 2016.
Mr Harding has more than 30 years’ experience across the resource and rail sectors, as a leader committed to creating sustainable, productive businesses that make meaningful contributions to the community.
Mr Harding has led initiatives to leverage Aurizon’s core expertise in heavy haulage and rail infrastructure and to drive improved safety and operational performance.
Mr Harding champions the role of rail in decarbonising the nation’s supply chains, leveraging the environmental, safety and productivity benefits of rail freight for economic and community benefit.
Prior to starting with Aurizon, Mr Harding was the global Chief Executive of Rio Tinto’s Iron Ore business with responsibility for managing supply chains for the world’s largest integrated portfolio of iron ore assets.