Angus Michell – ATSB Chief Commissioner | CEO
Angus is the Chief Commissioner and CEO of the Australian Transport Safety Bureau, Australia’s national transport safety investigator.
After graduating from the University of Sydney with a Bachelor of Education in Human Movement, Angus served for almost two decades in the Royal Australian Navy in sea-going and land operational roles spanning the globe, as well as posting’s to Australia’s north as an Indonesian linguist. Angus has been awarded the Australian Active Service Medal (Iraq) and the Australian Operational Medal (Border Protection).
On leaving the Navy, Angus spent 10 years in leadership positions in the maritime industry, initially as Deputy Harbour Master for Sydney and Botany, the head of NSW Maritime, and more recently leading Maritime Safety Queensland, where he was responsible for the safety of shipping into Queensland’s 21 ports as well as through the Torres Straits and Barrier Reef.
Angus became ATSB Chief Commissioner and CEO in September 2021.