Charles Kretzmann

Charles Kretzmann

General Manager Major Projects and Engineering, Pilbara Ports Authority

Mr Kretzmann joined Pilbara Ports as in October 2017.

He is a civil engineer with more than 30 years’ experience in planning, design, construction, project and program management for public and private sector organisations.

At Pilbara Ports, Mr Kretzmann has overseen major projects such as the Integrated Marine Operations Centre at Port Hedland, and the completion of the Channel Risk and Optimisation Project. This has expanded to include Pilbara Ports’ engineering services and major projects such as the Lumsden Point development, Spoilbank Marina, and the Dampier Bulk Handling Facility.

Before joining Pilbara Ports, Mr Kretzmann held several roles at the Water Corporation over 16 years, including Asset Manager for the North West Region and, more recently, as program manager and project director based in Perth. His portfolio included major construction projects, refurbishment and retrofitting programs, strategic wastewater programs and an advisory role for irrigation projects.

He holds a Bachelor of Science (Civil Engineering), a Bachelor of Commerce degree and a post graduate qualification in environmental management.