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ATA staff

Ben Maguire, Chief Executive Officer

Ben joined the ATA on 3 January 2017. 

Ben was CEO of the Stockman’s Hall of Fame in Longreach from 2007 - 2014. In this role, he negotiated partnership agreements with the Royal Flying Doctor Service and managed the inaugural Outback Horse and Heritage Expo in 2013.

From 1998 to 2006, Ben was the Operations Manager, Business Development Manager and then National Franchise Manager at AGL Energy.

Ben is co-deputy chair of the Regional Development Australia Southern Inland Committee, and is a member of the Council of the National Museum of Australia.


ATA Secretariat Staff

Business Operations Team

Chief Executive Officer

Ben Maguire

Senior Executive Assistant

Kim Percy

Chief of Staff

Bill McKinley

Finance Manager

Erica Flett

National Headquarters Team

Building Manager

Chris Head

Tenant Liaison Officer

Helen Davies

Government Relations & Policy Team

National Manager, Policy

Bill McKinley

Senior Adviser, Engineering

Chris Loose

Policy Officer

Samuel Marks

Safety and Skills Adviser

Melissa Weller

Communications and Corporate Relations Team

Administration and Marketing Coordinator

Erika Laurente


ATA Safety Truck Advocate

Glen Schmidtke

TruckSafe team

National Manager

Justin Fleming

TruckSafe Executive Officer

Kevin Walsh