Chair: Anthony Donald
TasPorts Chief Executive Officer
Anthony Donald is the CEO of TasPorts. As the company's most senior executive, Anthony has overall responsibility for all major corporate and operational decisions, as well as strategic direction, policy, culture and company resources. Anthony is also a Deputy Chair of Ports Australia.
Prior to joining TasPorts, Anthony held a number of senior executive positions at the Port of Melbourne and Melbourne Airport. He is highly experienced in the strategic management of critical infrastructure in operational environments, including large scale project delivery and associated commercial business management. Anthony holds a degree in civil engineering.
Anthony has a keen interest in motor racing and has competed for over 20 years in the historic motor racing circuit and hill climb events.
Peter Killick has been a Director for Motorsports Tasmania since 2011 and has been Chairman 2013 until 2020.
Peter began his career as an apprentice joiner with Tasmanian construction company Fairbrother Pty ltd in 1983. Having been identified for a management position with the business, he commenced a fast track learning experience that took him from an apprentice joiner through to construction Foreman and into an office role in under 5 years.
With Fairbrother continually growing from the late 1980’s, Peter enjoyed a similar growth in his career with the business. Things really took off when he relocated to Hobart in 1993 to further the business in Southern Tasmania. This was an excellent opportunity and enabled him to ultimately advance to become a Director of the business and General Manager of their Tasmanian operations.
In January 2016 Peter left his employer of 33 years. Yearning for his own business and being a strong motoring enthusiast, Peter decided on a very different direction and purchased Bridgestone Select Moonah mid-2016.
Past Director and Board member of Fairbrother Pty Ltd for over 15 years, Tas Tafe (formerly TAFE Tas and Tasmanian Polytechnic) for 5 years, various Private school Boards, and Chair, Motorsports Tasmania from 2013 until 2020.
In addition to Board activities, previous past President of the Rotary Club of Kingston and past President of the Hobart Sporting Car Club Inc. Founding Chairman of the Baskerville Foundation, and Chairman of the Baskerville Historics event; the largest Tasmanian circuit racing event outside our Supercar Round.
Recently retired from Tarmac rally competition, but competed in 7 Targa Tasmania events commencing in 1999, 4 Targa Wrest Point, 2 Rally of Burnie, 1 Targa High Country Victoria, competing since 2010 with his wife Roslyn.
Commenced Historic racing in a Mini Cooper S in 1997, still racing occasionally and previously Karting for 3 years, and various club level motorsport over the last 30 years.
Director: Bill Griffiths
Bill has been on the Motorsports Tasmania Board since 2005 and has been previously Chairman of Motorsports Tasmania Board.
An active member of the Tasmanian Bar, past President of the Law Society of Tasmania and past Tasmanian Director of Law Council of Australia.
Previous officer in Legal Corps, Army Reserve.
Bill has a lifelong interest in motor sport. Participation in speed and motoring events in Australia and overseas, mainly in classic cars including Aston Martin, Lotus, MG, AC, Rolls Royce and prewar Talbot which are all part of his growing collection.
Director: Michael Ryalls
Michael Ryalls has been on the MST Board since 2012. Now retired and living on the North-West Coast of Tasmania. Michael, a professional accountant, and past member of the Australian Society of CPA’s and the Australian Institute of Chartered Accountants. He worked for the Dale Elphinstone Group for 25 years as the Chief Financial Officer and Company Secretary.
Michael has had a lifelong interest in motorsport and has participated in 9 Targa Tasmania’s as both driver and navigator and other rallies including Targa Wrest Point.
Director: Mike Davey
Mike has had a passion for motor sport for many years and has competed as a driver in three Targa Tasmania and Targa Wrest Point tarmac rallies. That passion drew Mike to become a Director of Motorsports Tasmania in 2015 to help deliver great outcomes for the motorsport fraternity in Tasmania.
Mike’s is a Fellow of the Society of Certified Practicing Accountants as well as a Graduate of the Institute of Company Directors. His career has seen him working in senior finance roles for companies like Clorox and Coca-Cola Amatil in Sydney, then when back in Tasmania has predominantly worked as General Manager for business units within the Federal Group.
Mike is based in Hobart with his wife and children, enjoys anything involving going fast plus relaxing on Tasmania’s beautiful east coast.
Director: Justin Rooke
Justin Rooke has been a Director of Motorsports Tasmania since 2015.
Justin Rooke is Dealer Principle and Managing Director of Tilford Auto Group, where he has been a long-time supporter of Tasmanian motor sport through his generosity and help with sponsorship and support of promotional vehicles, course and safety cars.
Justin has a lifelong passion for cars of all types from his BF FPV GT Falcon, which he races in the Tasmanian Sports GT Championship through to his extensive Aussie Muscle Car Collection and even a couple of exotic European vehicles to cap it off which then extends to him being a collector of old service station memorabilia.
Director: Kendy Morgan
Motorsports Tasmania is thrilled to announce Kendy Morgan as the first female board member in the organisation’s 17 years of operation. Kendy joined the Board in 2017.Motorsports Tasmania Chair Peter Killick is pleased to welcome a strong addition to the team.
“The board conducted a search for someone who would further strengthen our breadth of talent and background, and we are delighted to have identified such an outstanding individual, “said Mr Killick. “I am confident Kendy is going to make an important and positive impact for us.”
Ms Morgan comes to the Motorsports Tasmania position with extensive knowledge in the insurance industry, which she is currently working in and has worked at QBE for 22 years in many positions and was National Product Manager, Private Motor for QBE Insurance residing in Hobart.
Ms Morgan has a passionate interest in Motorsport especially as a spectator at Rally events around the world.
“I am honoured to be joining Motorsports Tasmania as the first female board member and using my unique set of skills to further enhance such a great company,” said Ms Morgan.
Director: Chris Edwards
Director: Chris Edwards
Chris Edwards joined the Motorsports Tasmania Board in 2018
Chris Edwards has been a Director and Chairman of a number of Australian State and Federal government, and charitable organisations, as well as private companies. Chris is a past Tasmanian Businessman of the Year and former Chair of the Australian Small Business Council.
Chris started Tasmania's first Technopark with his company Moonraker, designing and manufacturing high technology antenna systems, which are exported to 40 countries around the world.
Although a relatively new member of the Motorsports Tasmania board, Chris has been involved in Motorsport in Tasmania since the early days of Baskerville with the Hobart Sporting Car Club and has raced and rallied cars at many circuits and hillclimbs around Australia. The first Targa Tasmania is still strong in memory where he and his wife competed in their open Jaguar sports with no helmets or roll bars, just like the early European rallies. Chris has competed in the last 5 Baskerville Historic events with his classic cars.
Director: Bede Clifton
Bede joined the Motorsports Tasmania Board in 2018 and is particularly interested in attracting motorsport tourists, events and investment to the state of Tasmania. Bede has over 20 years of global management experience across a variety of industries including automotive. Bede resides in Launceston with his family and enjoys competing in Tarmac Rally's and track days in his spare time.