John Maclver General Manager - New Zealand


John is an accomplished professional with over 26 years of experience in various roles within the rail and technology industries. He has demonstrated expertise in managing critical risks, leading investigations of rail safety incidents/accidents, developing relationships with key stakeholders, and providing consultancy services.

As Deputy Systems & Safety Assurance Manager for Link Alliance, John managed the relationship between the company and external stakeholders such as Auckland Transport, Auckland One Rail, and KiwiRail. 
Prior to this role, John worked as a Critical Risk Manager for Fonterra. He also led workshops at all 12 Fonterra Distribution Centres.
As General Manager – Safety & Assurance for Transdev Auckland, John achieved significant reductions in staff assaults and Total Recordable Injury Frequency Rate (TRIFR)

Throughout his career, John has demonstrated strong communication, leadership, and teamwork skills. He excels in building strong relationships with stakeholders, managing expectations, and empowering staff to take on new challenges. John holds a Bachelor’s degree in Electronics from Glasgow Caledonian University and is a Chartered Electrical Engineer certified by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET).