Board of Directors

Greg Pert (Chairman)

Greg joined the road freight industry as an owner driver 35 years ago. In 2000 the family-owned company grew into a fleet operator with a contract with Gull Petroleum. Tranzliquid now operates a fleet of tankers delivering fuel or fuel-related products mainly in the North Island servicing all oil companies.

Neil Reid 

Neil has had management roles with New Zealand Express, Freightways and the Newman’s Group which was sold to Transpac in 1987. When it went into receivership Mr Reid with others bought the freight division and renamed it TNL Freight. As Managing Director from 1989 to 2007 he built the company into a customised road transport, contract warehousing and international freight and customs operation.

Active in the Invercargill NZRTA branch in the 1970s, Neil was chairman in 1976. He became vice-president of NZRTA Region 4 in 2008.

Mark Purdue

Ken Winsloe

Ken worked in the contracting fuel industry for 26 years before buying a container transport and swing lift company with a business partner in 2002. He now manages the facilities maintenance contracts within the Selwyn District for SICON Ltd.

Ken has been involved with the New Zealand Trucking Association since 2003 and a member of its board since 2006. He was vice president of the Association for two years and has been the New Zealand Trucking Association’s director on the Forum Board since 2008.

Steve Doughty

Steve owns and manages RJ Doughty Ltd. Based in Auckland it operates a fleet specialising in bulk haulage in the greater Waikato and Auckland areas.

Mr Doughty was elected to the Forum Board in 2002 and was Chairman between 2006 and 2009. He was Vice Chairman of National Road Carriers from 2000 to 2002 and President from 2002 to 2005.

Deborah O’Brien

Managing Director, Debz Transport. Immediate Past President and Director of RTA Region 3.

Warwick Wilshier

Don Wilson

Don has been in the transport industry for the past 39 years, starting out in warehousing and then driving.

He currently operates OnRoad Transport Ltd, specialising in livestock cartage in the Waikato, Auckland and Northland.

He has been on the National Road Carriers Board since 2014, and Chairman since 2016. He was elected to the Road Transport Forum Board in June 2019.

Sean Rooney

Sean joined the industry as a driver 30 years ago and has since been an owner driver and held various management positions in the transport, tourism and petroleum industries.

Sean has been active in the RTANZ  Region 4 Christchurch branch since 2008, as well as on the Region 4 Executive.