The National Heavy Vehicle Regulatory (NHVR) Board Chair Bruce Baird, recently announced the appointment of the NHVR’s CEO, Richard Hancock.  Previously, Mr. Hancock was the Project Director of the NHVR office responsible for the establishment of the NHVR Project Office.  As Project Director, Richard has managed the development and implementation of the new NHVR national system and coordinated activities across all jurisdictions.

Richard has held Chief Executive and Project Manager positions and has extensive experience in transport and roads strategy, policy and regulation across Commonwealth, State and Territory governments.  He has demonstrated strong leadership and has a proven record in establishing strong partnering relationships.

Richard’s appointment is timely with the NHVR due to commence its administration of National Heavy Vehicle Accreditation Scheme and Performance Based Standards services on a national basis on 21 January 2013.