Our key-note speaker next Monday 12 August is Tony Gibson, CEO of the Ports of Auckland since 2011.  Tony has more than 30 years’ experience in shipping and logistics, having worked in various roles in Africa, Asia and Europe, including as European Director of Customer Operations, Rotterdam, before being appointed Managing Director, NZ and Pacific Islands in 2002.  Following a take-over by Maersk, Tony served as Managing Director of Maersk NZ for three years.  Most recently Tony has pursued his own business interests as a director and then Chairman of EROAD, a road-user-charge solution provider and in 2008 he was appointed by the Minister of Transport to the Road User Review Group.