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Leadership Team

The RiverCity Ferries business is led by a local team of dedicated professionals with extensive transport, marine and tourism experience.

Greg Balkin

Chief Operating Officer, Australian Public Transport Division

Greg has over 40 years of public transport experience in Australia and overseas.

During his time with the business, Greg has led a number of critical and complex projects, including the successful transition of Australia’s largest ever awarded bus contract, the company’s first multi-modal tram and bus contract, and deploying Australia’s first Electric Bus fleet to be used in a route environment. Greg also has a very unique connection to the RiverCity Ferries operation having held the position of General Manager between 2003 – 2009.

"I have a fondness for the Brisbane Ferries, so I am eager to contribute to take this operation forward, collaborating with our government partners to deliver exceptional value, innovation and customer experience to ferry users in Brisbane."

Len Kidd

General Manager RiverCity Ferries

Len comes to RiverCity Ferries with over 43 years of transport industry experience and a passion for the business.

Although relatively new to SeaLink Travel group; joining the business in 2017, Len is not new to the industry, working across a number of different operators and jurisdictions.

In 2017, Len acted as Managing Director for the Brisbane ferry operation, as well as 110 Brisbane-based TransLink contracted buses.

Excited by his return to ferries Len believes that success comes from within the team delivering the service. “I look forward to getting to know the ferry team and working with Brisbane City Council to create a safe, well maintained and enjoyable travel experience for our customers.”

"My vision for RiverCity Ferries will always be linked to our team members, customers and the community and I’d like us to be a place where our team are proud of and enjoy what they do each day."