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Marika Calfas

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Chief Executive Officer, NSW Ports

Marika Calfas is the CEO of NSW Ports, the private sector organisation responsible for managing the ports of Botany and Kembla and the intermodal terminals at Cooks River and Enfield.

Marika has over 16 years’ experience in the port sector across a broad range of portfolio areas and was appointed as the CEO of NSW Ports in December 2015. Marika commenced with NSW Ports at its inception in June 2013 and led the development of the NSW Ports Long Term Master Plan, released in October 2015.

Prior to NSW Ports Marika held senior positions at Sydney Ports Corporation and Sinclair Knight Merz. At Sydney Ports Marika was an integral part of the delivery of the $1 billion Port Botany Expansion development project.

Marika is a Board member of: Ports Australia; Australian Logistics Council; and PIANC Australia (the International Waterborne Industry Association), as well as Australia’s representative to PIANC’s International Environmental Commission. Marika is also a member of the IPA National Advisory Board.

Marika has been appointed by the Commonwealth Minister for Infrastructure & Transport to the Expert Panel advising the Inquiry into the National Freight and Supply Chain Strategy Priorities.

Marika has a degree in Environmental Engineering together with a Masters of Engineering Management and Masters of Environmental Law and is a Chartered Professional Engineer with Engineers Australia.

Last reviewed: 22 November, 2017