Chief Officer & Managing Director
Transdev New Zealand
Peter Lensink is Chief Officer & Managing Director of Transdev New Zealand, responsible for Transdev’s rail, bus, coach and rideshare services in Aotearoa. He’ll take on the role of Chair of ARA’s Passenger Operators Executive in November 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 nearly 25 years’ experience spanning leadership roles in rail, bus and multimodal operations worldwide. Prior to his current role, he was 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.