Committees: Long Distance Tour and Charter (Chair), Management Committee
Company: Buslink VIVO Pty Ltd
Position: Chief Executive Officer
Tony Hopkins, 53, has been with Buslink VIVO since February 2013. His experience spans over 35 years starting in the Australian Army’s Royal Australian Corp of Transport and then in the Bus Industry, mostly with “The Dog” in its various Avatars, the only exceptions being a 3 year absence during which time he managed and operated his own courtesy bus business and more recently with Buslink VIVO (BV) in Darwin.
Tony has the responsibility for the day to day operation of BV, in Darwin. Formed in November, 2012, its primary function is to supply personell transport for the Ichthys Gas Project.
Starting in the industry as a Driver, he rose through numerous managerial positions to become Greyhounds COO. He left the "Dog" in February 2013 to take on the role of CEO Buslink VIVO.
In addition to his professional activities, Tony is actively involved with the Bus Industry, being a member of various forums and industry bodies. Tony also lobbies with state and federal governments on an ongoing basis in a drive to bring about real improvements on the ground for the various Bus Operators across the country.
Buslink VIVO Pty Ltd is an interstate member of QBIC