Mining & Resources / Rail

Close-Up: Dom Figliomeni

Dom FigliomeniDom Figliomeni was appointed Chief Executive Officer of the Port Kembla Port Corporation in February 2005 and on 1 June 2013, following NSW Port’s acquisition of the 99 year lease of the port of Port Kembla, he was appointed to his current position of Chief Executive Officer, NSW Ports, Port Kembla.

Since his time at Port Kembla Dom has been responsible for the development of the $167 million inner harbour port facilities, the $700 million outer harbour master plan which involves reclamation of 42 hectares of land and construction of 7 new berths.  Work commenced in August 2011 and the first part of the reclamation was completed in August 2012. Attendees at the 2014 Bulk Materials Handling Conference, to be held on the 29-30 April in Perth will be able to hear a presentation from Dom about the changing Port Kembla bulk landscape.

In addition Dom has been responsible for a number of Port projects which includes acquisition of the port rail network, demolition of the old timber jetty, establishment of the $180 million Cement Australia grinding mill plus others.

Prior to this appointment Dom was Chief Executive Officer of the Bunbury Port Authority, a position that he held for 12 years.

Previous work includes the Fremantle Port Authority, Hamersley Iron in the Pilbara, Western Australia, and Darwin.

Dom is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport, Fellow of the CPA, Fellow of Edith Cowan University and a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Dom is a director of the University of Wollongong and a member of the Wollongong City Council Economic Development Advisory Board.

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