Peter Lensink is Chief Operating Officer of Transdev Australia & New Zealand, responsible for Transdev’s rail, ferry, bus, coach and rideshare operations in Australia & New Zealand. He is a Board Member of the Australasian Railway Association and Chair of ARA’s Passenger Operators Executive and was previously a board member of TrackSAFE New Zealand.
A Chartered Member of the Institute of Directors, Peter is a people-focused, forward-looking transport leader with 25 years’ experience spanning leadership roles in rail, bus and multimodal operations worldwide. Prior to his current role, he was Chief Officer of New Zealand and Managing Director at Transdev Auckland and, before moving to New Zealand, was Operations Director at Abellio, working across the London-based organisation’s significant rail and bus footprint in the UK.
Peter has lived in New Zealand with his wife and two young daughters since 2017. He uses his spare time to explore his beautiful surrounds with his family and – denying his Dutch football roots – is continually developing his understanding of, and love for, rugby and cricket.