President Industrial Relations
Laurie is President Industrial Relations for the Linfox Group of companies across the Asia Pacific region.
Laurie directs and leads the strategic industrial relations framework across the Linfox Group to optimise alignment with the companies’ strategic priorities.
He develops and maintains effective relationships and open communication with unions to foster liaison, consultation and engagement.
Laurie also provides leadership to manage the negotiation, review and implementation of a range of industrial relations agreements across the business.
In addition, he provides advice and collaboration to resolve complex industrial and employee relations issues.
Laurie has extensive experience in human resources and operations, and brings in-depth knowledge of employee and industrial relations and the development of Enterprise Bargaining Agreements.
His career spans more than 40 years and includes work at some of Australia’s leading blue chip enterprises including Qantas, Hawker De Havilland and Mayne Nickless.
Previously Linfox Logistics President Human Resources, he has worked across the organisation for more than 20 years in various roles.
Laurie holds a Graduate Diploma of Labour Relations and Law from Sydney University.