Justin Tighe-Umbers

Justin is Chief Executive of National Road Carriers, joining the team in August 2022.

Prior to joining NRC, Justin was Executive Director at the Board of Airline Representatives NZ, where he helped steer the airline industry through the international border closure during the pandemic, and the jet fuel pipeline outage in 2017. He has extensive experience working on infrastructure of national significance at the government-private sector interface. Before joining the transport industry Justin worked in senior management roles in the telecommunications industry for 13 years, including working on the Telecom demerger and the Chorus ultra-fast broadband project.

Justin is a post-graduate from the University of Auckland business school with a master’s degree in International Business.