Stephen Bradford was appointed Chief Executive Officer of the Port of Melbourne Corporation in January 2004, providing leadership for the strategic management of Australia’s largest container and general cargo port.
With an extensive background in the wider logistics industry, Stephen previously served as Managing Director Transport of Serco Australia Pty Limited (subsidiary of the UK-based Serco Group plc) from February 2001. Stephen was also the Chief Executive Officer of Great Southern Railway, operator of iconic passenger rail services including The Ghan, Indian Pacific and The Overland, from November 1998 and continued this role in his capacity as Managing Director Transport of Serco.
Prior to that appointment, Stephen was General Manager of the Health and Utilities business for Serco Group Pty Limited and General Manager of MSS Security for Mayne Nickless and later, Chubb.
Stephen holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of New South Wales and is a Fellow Certified Practicing Accountant (FCPA).