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Young Professional Award Goes to
Jenna Hood, Queensland Rail

Jenna Hood from Queensland Rail is CILT-A's 2016 National Young Professional of the Year for 2016.

CILTA's Annual Excellence Award winners were announced Saturday 26th November at Moonee Valley Racecourse, Moonee Ponds Victoria.

All candidates submitted some impressive submissions, making the decision very difficult this year. Judges commented on the high quality of the submissions and saddened that there was not more awards to give out.

Our 2016 finalists included:

Young Professional of the Year

Thomas Fulham – Regional HSEQ Systems Coordinator, John Holland Group

Sally Anne Young – Capability Acquisition and Sustainment Group, Department of Defence

Phil Bourke –  General Manager People and Culture,

Kyystian Ostrowski – Operations Support Officer, Montague Group

Jenna Hood – Senior Project Scheduler, Queensland Rail

Gary Arabian – Transport for NSW – Asset Standards Authority

Excellence in Moving Freight


Muscat Trailers

Excellence in Moving People


Excellence in Safety


NFA Technology Pixie

Urban Global CoR

Queensland Rail

Excellence in Professional Development


Supply Chain Leaders Academy

CILTA – Nominee:

Latus Pty Ltd

Royal Australian Navy – Training Authority – Maritime Logistics and Health

Urban Global CoR

Excellence in Government Innovation


Royal Australian Navy – Training Authority – Maritime Logistics and Health

Excellence in Transport Policy, Planning and Implementation

NHVR – Access CONNECT Program

The Redeployment Fusion Cell  (RFC) – Department of Defence

The CILTA Awards celebrate the accomplishments of some of the best passenger, freight and defence transport and logistics companies and individuals in the world.

They recognise organisations and individuals that set global benchmarks for best practice in their fields of endeavor and are leaders in their profession, demonstrating world class expertise and innovation in developing and implementing transport and logistics solutions.

Winners within each category were:

Young Professional of the Year: Jenna Hood – Senior Project Scheduler, Queensland Rail

Excellence in Moving Freight: (Troy Azzopardi and Maurice) Muscat Trailers

Excellence in Moving People: (Alex Briggs), Transdev

Excellence in Safety: (Pat Latter, MD) NFA Technology (Pixie)

Excellence in Government Innovation: (David Carlisle, ) NHVR - Access CONNECT PROGRAM

Excellence in Professional Development: (Commander Rachel Thompson), Royal Australian Navy – Training Authority – Maritime Logistics and Health

Excellence in Transport Policy, Planning and Implementation: (Fiona McNaught, Royal Australian Navy), Australian Defence Force -  RFC

On behalf of our sponsors and judging panel, we'd like to thank all applicants for their submissions this year and congratulate all finalists on their selection. We wish to encourage all entrants, finalists and winners to continue with their excellent contribution to the industry.

Well done to all.


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