Des Powell AM


Des was appointed a Director of Ports Victoria on 1 July 2021.

He was a Director of Victorian Regional Channels Authority from 1 June 2016 until 30 June 2021.

Des brings extensive experience in executive management and board roles in the public, private and not-for-profit sectors. In particular, he has specialist expertise in the ports and freight and logistics sector in both Australia and Asia.

He currently holds appointments as Director of Barwon Water Corporation, Member of the Advisory Board for Victorian Skills Authority, Director Mercy Ministry Companions and Director, Emerging Futures Collaborative.