BIC Council

The BIC Council is responsible for determining the strategic direction of the association.

The BIC Council is elected at the Annual General Meeting, as are the positions of Chair and Vice-Chair.

The Council is comprised of voting members only, constructed as follows:

  • Operators Group – 3 Council positions from the BIC Members of the Bus & Coach Operators Group
  • Chassis Suppliers & Manufacturers Group – 2 Council positions from BIC Members of the Chassis Group
  • Body Suppliers & Manufacturers Group – 2 Council positions from BIC Members of the Body Group
  • Associated Services Providers Group – 2 Council positions from BIC Members of the Associated Services Providers Group (ASP), this includes Aircon and Seat manufacturers
  • Energy and Infrastructure Group – 1 Council position from the Energy and Infrastructure member organisations of the ASP group.
  • New South Wales – 2 Councillors from BusNSW (Nominated by BusNSW)
  • Queensland – 2 Councillors from QBIC (Nominated by QBIC)
  • South Australia – 1 Councillor from Bus SA (Nominated by Bus SA)
  • Tasmania – 1 Councillor from TasBus (Nominated by TasBus)
  • Western Australia – 1 Councillor from BusWA (Nominated by BusWA)

2023 BIC Council

Chair Anthony Hopkins

Chair
Tony Hopkins

Vice Chair
Julian Gurney

[Bus Operator Group Member]

[Chassis Group Member]

CEO – CDC Regional Australia Division
ComfortDelGro Corporation Australia

Sales Director Bus & Engine
Scania Australia

Immediate Past Chair
Wayne Patch

Past Chair and Public Officer
Stephen Lucas

[Bus Operator Group Member]

[SA Representative]

Director Transit Australia Group
Kinetic Group

Director
Warrnambool Bus Lines

Mark McKenzie
Adam Putliano
Michael Baulch

Mark McKenzie

Adam Pulitano

Michael Baulch

[Bus Operator Group]

[Queensland Representative]

[Queensland Representative]

Managing Director
Transdev John Holland

Managing Director
Pulitano Group

Director
Emerald Coaches

Yuri Tessari
Des Armstrong
Mitch Peden

Yuri Tessari

Desmond Armstrong

Mitch Peden

[Body Group Member]

[Body Group Member]

[Chassis Group Member]

Chief Commercial Officer
Volgren

Chief Executive Officer
Bus & Coach International

General Manager
Volvo Bus Australia

Mick Hall

Anthony O’Donnell

Mick Hall

[Associated Service Providers Group]

[Associated Service Providers Group]

Bus Product Manager
Coachair

National Transport Business Development Manager
United Safety & Survivability Corporation

Leanne Griffiths
Byron Rowe

Leanne Griffiths

Byron Rowe

[NSW Representative]

[NSW Representative]

Managing Director
Red Bus Services

Managing Director
Busways Pacific

Rachel Hodge
Jack Kotlyar
Emily Lalley

Rachel Hodge

Jack Kotlyar

Emily Lalley

[TAS Representative]

[Energy and Infrastructure Group]

[WA Representative]

Operations Manager
Manions Coaches

Head of Green Transport
Energy Australia

Manager
McGinty Group