After training as an economist, Joe joined PACCAR Australia Pty Ltd where he served for 35 years in various roles including manufacturing, parts, sales and marketing, and finally Managing Director, overseeing the growth and development of the company in Australia. He has a wide knowledge of the road transport industry and has served as Vice President of the Truck Industry Council and a council member of the Australian Trucking Association.
Joe brings strong manufacturing experience, including lean manufacturing and Six Sigma quality improvement processes, supply chain development as well as strategic marketing and business development in related fields.
Employee training and skills development is a key priority and area of interest and whilst Joe was its Managing Director, PACCAR Australia was twice named Employer of the Year by the Victorian Department of Education and Training and the Manufacturing Employer of the Year by the Federal Department of Education.
Most recently he served on a Capability Assessment Panel commissioned jointly by the Department of Education and Training and the TAFE CEO council. Joe is also a non-executive director of a publicly listed manufacturing company.
Joe and his wife Vicki live in the Yarra Valley.