Michaela Keating MCIRO

Managing Director (Asia Pacific)

Michaela is a passenger transport operations professional with 27 years’ experience in the procurement, planning, implementation and delivery of public transport services, both as ultimate operator and as consultant to client/Local Authority organisations. Her career has evolved from front-line operational roles to director level and consultancy positions. Prior to joining North Star, Michaela held various managerial and directorial operations roles in light rail organisations in the UK and overseas. Michaela relocated to Australia in May 2018 to head up North Star’s new business entity based in Sydney.

Whilst her specialism is in light rail operations, Michaela also has considerable experience of other transport modes ranging from bus and heavy rail to patient/social care transport and transport on-demand, through her involvement in bid teams and work streams on a diverse range of UK and international projects.