Clayton McDonald

Group Executive Bulk

Appointed 1 July 2017


Clay was appointed as Aurizon’s Group Executive for its Bulk business in July 2017. Prior to this appointment, Clay held the positions of Vice President Network Commercial, Vice President Network Operations and Group General Manager Coal South.

Clay has more than 20 years’ experience in the transport and logistics sector in Queensland and New South Wales. Prior to joining Aurizon, he held a number of roles with Toll Holdings and Oswalds.

In his current role, Clay is based in Brisbane and accountable for growing and managing Aurizon’s national diversified bulk freight and iron ore businesses, including the newly acquired South Australian and Northern Territory operations. Clay is responsible for all aspects of the Bulk business performance including customer service, haulage operations, rollingstock maintenance and sustainability.

Clay also chairs Aurizon’s Indigenous Reference Group and is a member of the Northern Territory Advisory Council.