Executive Team

Greg Miller

Group Chief Executive Officer

Greg Miller was appointed Chair of the KiwiRail Board and Chair of The New Zealand Railways Corporation Board in November 2018, after a 32-year career in supply chain logistics domestically and abroad. In May 2019, he was appointed Group Chief Executive Officer. Through his work as a Managing Director and Chief Executive of Toll, he led large global supply chain strategies across multiple transport modes including rail, road, ports sea and air freight services, establishing business across Asia, USA, Australia and the Pacific. He has significant experience in business transformation acquisition and divestment, was previously a director and managing director of Tranzrail Holdings subsidiary Tranzlink International and was previously a senior executive of the Mainfreight Group. Greg fostered the Maori transport network Te Kupenga Mahi and held former roles as the Kahui Ariki representative of the Maori King and Chair of the Waikato Tainui Tribal Parliament. He holds several directorships in New Zealand technology companies, bio sciences and in the dairy sector. He is a director of the Asean Business Council, and a Fellow of the Chartered institute of Transport and Logistics. Greg is of Nga Puhi/Ngai Te Rangi/Rongowhakaata descent.

Todd Moyle

Chief Operating Officer/Deputy Chief Executive Officer

Todd leads the operational areas of KiwiRail - Network Services, Rolling Stock Asset Services, Rail Operations and Train Control. Prior to his current role he was GGM Network Services, leading KiwiRail's 'below rail' network of track, bridges and tunnels along with our Engineering function. Todd has more than 15 years in the construction and operation of rail networks across New Zealand and the United Kingdom. Prior to this, Todd worked in roles across the pulp and paper sector in New Zealand.

Alan Piper

Group General Manager Sales and Commercial

Alan joined KiwiRail in September 2013. He is responsible for the freight, tourism, commercial vehicles and passenger revenue portfolios. This includes marketing, pricing and sales planning to improve margin and revenue. He previously worked in freight and logistics sales and general management roles with CourierPost and Pace Couriers and had a successful 23–year career with the Bank of New Zealand in retail banking and branch strategy.

David Gordon

Group General Manager Investment, Planning and Risk​

David oversees KiwiRail's strategic capital projects and property portfolio and leads our collaboration with Government, agencies and local government on transport policy and investment issues. David joined KiwiRail in 2007 when he began working on the Wellington Regional Rail Programme as Project Director. More recently, David held the roles of GGM Asset Management and Investment, and GM Network Performance. Before joining KiwiRail, he worked as a consultant in the transport infrastructure business, was Planning and Development head for Wellington International Airport and a Senior Manager in the strategy consulting team of Ernst and Young.

Andrew Norton

Group General Manager Human Resources

Andrew Norton is a highly experienced Human Resources leader with a track record in both large public and commercial organisations. Andrew has previously held senior and executive roles with Public Service Association (PSA) NZ, Auckland District Health Board and his most recent role, Executive General Manager Human Resources for Downer in Australia. Andrew brings a combination of Senior Executive level HR capability, an indepth understanding of Industrial Relations in NZ and Australia, strong engagement skills with front line engineering and customer service teams, experience in developing Executive leadership in large organisations.

Katie McMahon

Group General Manager Zero Harm

Katie joined KiwiRail in June 2017. She is responsible for leading KiwiRail’s health and safety strategy programme. Katie has worked in the rail industry for more than 10 years and has experience in leading risk management and health and safety practices for large rail businesses. Katie began her career in the Australian Army and prior to joining KiwiRail, was Manager Safety, Health and Environment for Aurizon’s Queensland operations.

Mark Thompson

General Manager Interislander Operations

Mark joined KiwiRail in 2014. He oversees the Interislander operations. Mark has spent 30 years at senior leadership roles in the service industry, primarily the courier and express freight segment but with various roles in total supply chain management, M&A and Board Chair, and recently in the software industry. Mark has held leadership roles on both sides of the Tasman with companies such as NZ Couriers, CourierPost, Star Track Express, Converga in the United States and the Philippines and NetSuite.