Fremantle Ports’ governing body is a board of six directors appointed by and responsible to the Minister for Transport.

The Board sets the strategic direction of Fremantle Ports, agrees on goals for management and monitors the achievement of those goals.

The Chief Executive Officer is appointed by the Board and is responsible for day-to-day management.


Board of Directors
Chief Executive Officer
Executive Support
Chris Leatt-Hayter
Manager External Affairs
Ainslie de Vos
Manager Internal Audit
Sarah Johnson
Executive Officer
Katie Ternent
Strategy and Planning
Port Operations
Asset and Infrastructure Management
Commercial and Corporate Services
General Manager
Gino Valenti
Logistics, Port Planning, Environment, Business Strategy, Fremantle Waterfront, Property, Safety Planning, Business Improvement Planning.
Harbour Master/
General Manager
Captain Allan Gray
Trade and Business Development, Customer Relations, Trade Information, Marine Services, Outer Harbour Stevedores, Port Services and Operations, Fremantle Passenger Terminal.
General Manager
Steve Wade
Engineering Services, Projects and Operations, Electrical Services, Strategic Asset Management, Maintenance.
Chief Finance Officer/
General Manager
Tanvi Haria
Human Resources, Finance, Systems Development, Technical Computing, Administration, Corporate Information Services.
Manager Logistics
Doug Brindal
Manager Business and
Port Planning
Alison Coates
Manager Fremantle Waterfront
Franco Andreone
Manager Property Portfolio
Leigh Smith-Knox
Manager Business Improvement
Raymond Roose
Manager Business Strategy
Sean Craig
Senior Manager Trade and
Business Development
Glenn Stephens
Deputy Harbour Master/
Manager Marine Operations
Capt. Stuart Davey 
Manager Bulk Business
Mark Pearce
Manager Port Operations
Kevin Edward
Manager Port Safety
Gerry O'Brien (acting)
Manager Engineering Services
Dario Vallini
Manager Projects and Operations
Simone Pennefather (acting) 
Manager Electrical Services
Paul Johnson
Maintenance Manager
 John Stewart
Manager Asset Strategy 
Alessandra Mendes (acting)
Manager Human Resources
Richard Collett
Manager Finance
Robert Pergoliti
Manager Systems Development
Mahinda Perera
Manager Technical Computing
Ian Leathendale (acting)
Manager Administration
Barry McNaughton
Manager Corporate Information Services
Debbie Cutts