ARTSA-Institute named Mark Cameron as an addition to its Advisory Board at an Annual General Meeting held in March.
The role of the Advisory Board, according to ARTSA-i, is not fiducial but provides strategic direction for the institute to focus upon areas of policy influence in the road transport industry.
“As an independent industry think tank, we aspire to have an Advisory Board that helps us to set direction, has influence to promote our policy recommendations and can forecast trends,” said ARTSA-i Chair, Martin Toomey.
“To that end, we see the welcome addition of Mark as an important step towards understanding some major shifts that are about to engulf our industry.”
Cameron’s appointment adds a wealth of industry knowledge, both inside Australia and internationally.
He has more than 30 years of experience working in the B2B and B2C commercial and industrial space in Australia, Europe, Africa and Asia. His experience ranges widely from business leadership, management, engineering, marketing, service development, customer engagement and consulting through to university lecturing.
His has most recent work has included:
- Advisory support in the disruptive technology, alternative energy and transport electrification sectors.
- Regional Director responsible for a start-up in the electric commercial vehicle sector.
- Advisory/mentoring support in the disability/assisted technology sector.
- Project support in the youth welfare sector, independent review on the viability of ‘for-purpose/for-profit’ activities.
- Business and general management support in the logistics sector including HR management, business development, policy and process creation.
Cameron worked for more than 17 years with Swedish commercial vehicle manufacturer, Scania, and has held a variety of managerial roles in international markets over 12 years in Europe, Africa and Asia, including five years as Country Manager in Singapore leading a local team to focus on sustainable transport solutions for the public and cargo transport needs of the country.
Concurrently he was also the Regional Director for Scania South Malaysia and Singapore, where he had strategic and operational responsibility for both markets in the commercial vehicle sector.
Cameron has previously sat as Chairman of the Commercial Vehicles Committee for the Singapore European Chamber of Commerce and as Secretary for the Swedish Chamber of Commerce/Business Association of Singapore. He holds an honours degree in engineering and graduate diploma in management from Swinburne University of Technology and a Master in Business Administration from Deakin University.