• Sal Pettricitto

    Chief Executive Officer/NHVR

  • Sal became Chief Executive Officer of the NHVR in May 2014, bringing extensive knowledge of heavy vehicle regulation to the role.

    He also has broad experience across state and local government, having held senior leadership roles in transport and logistics, transport planning and strategic planning, and has worked closely with industry and stakeholders to deliver an efficient and effective transport system and improved supply chain outcomes.

    Sal was the Queensland Government representative on the NHVR Project Implementation Board and the Board of Transport Certification Australia.

    Over the past five years, Sal has led a significant program of reform across Australia’s heavy vehicle industry, including transitioning functions from participating jurisdictions to deliver a single national heavy vehicle regulator, harmonising heavy vehicle regulations across more than 400 road managers, modernising safety laws for the heavy vehicle supply chain and heavy vehicle operators, and introducing the digital permit system (NHVR Portal).