QLD Chair and Vice Chair


Andrew Clements

Andrew Clements has over 15 years experience in the industry and has held both State Division Chair roles and represented the Association on numerous sub-committees. Andrew’s knowledge and expertise are second to none with regards the operational and theoretical application of traffic management training, implementation and auditing.

His safety mantra is central to his role where he is an active voice and implementer of trials for new safety and efficiency innovations. Andrew is consulted by other State Divisions for his knowledge and professional industry recognition.

Email: Andrew.Clements@downergroup.com

QLD Vice Chair

John Cassel

After 30 years in the construction industry, John Cassel was appointed Quality Systems, RTO and Compliance Manager with the Acquired Awareness group in 2013 and General Manager in 2020. John has served as Vice Chair TMAA (QLD) since 2019 and continues to advocate for the traffic management industry via various QLD and national traffic management working groups.

Email: johncassel@acquiredawareness.com.au

NSW Chair and Vice Chair

NSW Chair

Tynan Diaz

Passionate and motivated Business Manager with 10 years of experience in traffic management. A demonstrated history of working across operational, management & senior leadership roles at D&D Group. Skilled in customer service with a particular focus on forging lasting relationships with customers and stakeholders. A proven ability to deliver challenging operations and projects according to budget, and managing High performing Teams with a keen emphasis on innovation, value and road worker safety.

Email: tynan.diaz@dd-group.com.au

NSW Vice Chair

Ciaran Deighan

Ciaran is a highly skilled and experienced professional within the Traffic Management Industry. With over 15 years of experience within the Transport and Logistics and Construction Industries, he is now the General Manager of Retro Traffic.  Ciaran understands the importance of continuous improvement and places a strong emphasis on innovation, safety and efficiency. He has a strong passion for raising the standard of the traffic management Industry within NSW and has overseen many class leading safety initiatives. Ciaran’s capability is evident in his way of continuously adapting to the ever-changing demands of today’s road infrastructure, innovation and management style. He is committed to empowering his team to get the job done correctly, safely and in line with Retro Traffic’s dedication to excellent service.

Email: ciaran@retrotraffic.com.au

VIC Chair and Vice Chair

VIC Chair

Anthony Simmons

Anthony has been part of the Traffic Management Industry for over 10 years.

His Traffic Management Industry knowledge and expertise hails from working his way through the industry from Traffic Controller to his current position as General Manager Road Services.

Anthony is committed to the on going advancement of the industry through close consultation with Road Authorities, raising the professionalism through tiered training accreditation and believes the TMAA must continue to work towards standardisation and harmonisation across the country.

Email: anthonys@trafficdiversions.com.au

VIC Vice Chair

Damien Petrie

Damien has been working within the traffic management industry since 2000 as both a traffic management consultant and the CEO and trainer and assessor for a highly reputable Registered Training Organisation.
His knowledge in both the regulatory and training frameworks is impeccable and a valuable source of support for the members at the TMAA and the broader industry.
Damien is totally committed to worker safety and the continuous improvement of the Standards for safety and training within our industry.
Damien is the Vice Chairman for the TMAA Victoria Division.

Email: damien@deployms.com.au

SA Chair and Vice Chair

SA Chair

Matthew Wright

Matthew has an extensive background in civil construction with both “hands on” and management roles. Having previously worked at Downer and Fulton Hogan, Matthew also owned a large landscape construction business called “Garden Wright” with multiple crews. He has extensive experience within Traffic Management and in 2018 joined Makesafe Traffic Management (SA) as Business Manager. Matthew is now General Manager for SA/NT and works closely with sister company Advanced Traffic Management (Vic). He has been instrumental in developing business growth for these companies in both Victoria and South Australia.

Email: matthew@mtmsa.com.au

SA Vice Chair

Dylan Barker

Dylan first started his journey into the traffic control industry in 2015, working as a Traffic Controller out on the road network. Here he gained valuable knowledge and skills on what to expect in the industry. Dylan then transitioned to Traffic Planner, working on multiple projects and major events in South Australia. In 2018, Dylan moved to Victoria and became a Major Projects and Planning Manager, managing traffic management on a large scale. Dylan is now back in South Australia and is Operations Manager for Traffic Group Australia.

Email: Dylan.barker@workforce.com.au

WA Chair and Vice Chair

WA Chair

Max Line

Max started his journey within the traffic management industry in 2014 by founding LGC Traffic Management to improve the commercial aspect of industry within Western Australia.

Max has a dedication to improve the safety and wellbeing of all employees weather they are traffic controllers or road workers onsite and has avid interest within the technology becoming available to both the traffic and industry’s alike.

He is very excited to see what the industry has in store for the future and innovations that come to light with time.

Email: max@lgctraffic.com.au

WA Vice Chair

Mark Chapman

Mark Chapman has been a key member of the traffic management industry for two decades and two companies. Mark’s passion for training has seen him represent the industry on Registered Training Organisation panels and he is one of the inaugural members of the TMAA in Western Australia. Mark’s knowledge and industry expertise is second to none when it comes to safety and operationalisation of all things traffic management.

Mark is a strong advocate for the industry in Western Australia and indeed across the country.

Email: mark@primetraffic.com.au

NT Chair and Vice Chair

NT Chair

Chris Boyer

Chris Boyer has an industry history of nearly 15 years. He is currently in his second term as TMAA NT Chair. Chris was a founding member of the TMAA NT. While running his family business, TrafficWerx NT, Chris has served also served two terms as TMAA National Secretary and NT board delegate. His passion is safety for Traffic controllers, road workers and motorists and ensuring everyone makes it home safely.

‘’My goal this term will be to lift the professionalism of the industry through new members, an accreditation scheme, and ensure our current close relationship with our road authorities continues to grow.’’

Email: chris@twxnt.com.au

NT Vice Chair

Peter Eurell

Peter´s experience in the Northern Territory, stretching across to four decades in the traffic control and construction industries, provides a depth of knowledge and traffic management expertise.
During Peter’s previous 3 years as Chairman of the Traffic Management Association Australia Northern Territory branch, he identified the need for a campaign to raise the Publics Awareness of safety for Traffic Controllers on our roads. He achieved this by spearheading an advertising campaign to that effect.
Peter has a strong industry presence and a long term relationship with the Department of Infrastructure Planning and Logistics and Civil Contractors Federation of the Northern Territory.

Email: peter.e@akrongroupnt.com.au

TAS Chair and Vice Chair

TAS Chair

Peter Dixon

TMAA TAS Chair Peter Dixon has over 12 years’ experience in road safety from both holding leadership roles in organising special events, and professionally, working with Spectran Traffic. Peter enjoys working with local governments and stakeholders to develop safe solutions and consistency across work sites.
He has a dedication to the safety of the traffic controllers on his sites and the greater public. He is excited by the opportunities opened up by the formal adoption of the harmonised guide to temporary traffic management  in Tasmania at the beginning January 2021.

Email: pdixon@spectrangroup.com.au

TAS Vice Chair

Jon Laredo

Jon Laredo has worked in the road industry for 18 years. Starting with Stornoway, Jon worked in road maintenance before joining Transfield Services as road network inspector. Jon has also gained experience working with Downer EDI. Today Jon brings a plethora of experience and expertise to his role as joint Director of Traffic Dynamix in Tasmania. Jon’s extensive industry experience makes him an asset to the TMAA TAS Division.

Email: jon.l@trafficdynamix.com.au