Peter Anderson, Chief Executive Officer – Victorian Transport Association
Peter Anderson is a seasoned businessman with a long and distinguished background in transport and logistics. His career has seen him engage within both corporate and private entities at senior levels. Having been Chief Executive Officer of one of Australia’s biggest transport companies, Peter now leads the industry as CEO of the Victorian Transport Association (VTA). With a history spanning over 115 years, the VTA is the strongest and largest transport industry Association in Australia.
Peter joined the VTA as Chief Executive Officer in 2014 after serving as a Board member since 2007. He has been involved with the VTA since 1994 having served as Chairman of the Association’s General Freight Committee and Container Group. These positions were held in an honorary capacity.
As VTA CEO, Peter is the voice of the transport and logistics industry in Victoria. With a focus on leadership and advocacy, Peter is committed to enhancing the productivity, safety, workforce development and sustainability of the industry.
Having held operational roles within the industry, Peter brings a closer perspective of the day-to-day issues that confront transport and associated businesses within the supply chain.
An avid sailor, skier and golfer, Peter has completed numerous Sydney and Melbourne to Hobart yacht races and competed for Olympic selection in yachting. He has been a member of the Sandringham Yacht Club for over 40 years. Actively involved with children’s education, musical and sporting interests, Peter is also a Life Member of his local Football Club.
A family man, Peter has two adult children, Samantha and Scott, and wife Deborah for over 35 years.