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John Finch General Manager Operations at Pilbara Ports Authority


Captain John Finch is a Master Mariner by trade who spent 15 years at sea before joining the Australian Marine Regulator AMSA. He has qualifications and experience as a Marine Surveyor, Search & Rescue Coordinator, ISM Lead Auditor and Lead Investigations Officer.

After gaining an MBA in Marine Management, he moved into Port Management at various Ports in Queensland and now in Western Australia. He has been Harbour Master in several ports and in the Pilbara for 8 years, being appointed General Manager Operations on 01 July 2014 as part of the Ports amalgamation.

He is also an active member of IHMA.

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