Chief Commercial Officer - South Asia Gateway Terminals

Ted Muttiah is Chief Commercial Officer of South Asia Gateway Terminal (SAGT) in the Port of Colombo Sri Lanka, since November 2018. He previously served in this capacity with SAGT from August 2014 to August 2017, thereafter taking up the position of CEO with Philippine company ICTSI based in Papua New Guinea.

Ted held several senior positions with APL, leading the organization in over fifteen countries with responsibilities spanning Oceania, South-East Asia, Middle-East and Africa. A 30 plus year veteran of the shipping industry, he has lived and worked in seven countries.

Ted commenced his career as a management trainee with Mackinnon Mackenzie Shipping in Sri Lanka in 1982. He migrated to Australia in 1984 where he continued his tenure with principle P&O Containers in several frontline leadership roles till 1999. He subsequently served with Evergreen agency (2000) and with APL (2001 – 2014).

Ted holds an MBA (major in Strategic Management) from the Swinburne Graduate School of Entrepreneurship, receiving the best student award for his year group presented by the Australian Institute of Management.

He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transport Australia, a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Management and a Member of the Australian Human Resource Institute..