Executive Team

Ms Victoria Allinson

CFO and Company Secretary

Vicky is a Fellow of The Association of Certified Chartered Accountants and a member of Chartered Secretaries Australia.

Vicky has over 24 years’ accounting and auditing experience, including senior accounting positions in a number of listed companies and was an audit manager for Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu. In addition, Vicky has gained professional experience while living and working in both Australia and the United Kingdom.

Vicky is current Chief Financial Officer (“CFO”) for a number of ASX listed companies. Her previous experience has included being Company Secretary and CFO for a number of ASX listed companies, including: Safety Medical Products Ltd, Centrex Metals Ltd, Adelaide Energy Ltd, Enterprise Energy NL, and Island Sky Australia Ltd as well as a number of unlisted companies. In her role as Company Secretary, Vicky has also assisted a number of companies to list on the ASX.

Vicky has experience in all sizes of business from sole traders to large companies, in a wide variety of business sectors. She is based in Adelaide, South Australia.


Mr Peter Lockett

Approvals Manager

Since 2006, Peter has managed an Adelaide-based management consulting practice, providing services to clients in a range of sectors, primarily mining, engineering and infrastructure, government, health care, and not-for-profit enterprises. Within KIPT, Peter is responsible for the Company’s interactions with government, in particular in relation to obtaining the necessary approvals for its Smith Bay multi-user deep-water wharf.

Peter has extensive experience in all three tiers of government, including five years as Chief Executive in local government and a further nine years of senior management experience in a range of executive positions, including in the Premier’s Department and the Premier’s Office in South Australia.

Peter has degrees in law and economics from Adelaide University, and has completed further studies in executive general management, financial management and negotiation at distinguished business schools in Australia and overseas.

He lives in the Fleurieu Peninsula and so is able to divide his time between Adelaide and Kangaroo Island.


Mr Stephen Connell

Property & Forestry Operations Manager

Stephen leads the Company’s small team on Kangaroo Island.  He was born and educated on KI and has a great fondness for this special part of Australia.  In his 25 years in the timber industry, Steven has also worked in the Green Triangle region of South Australia.

Based at the Timber Creek Mill, Stephen has the detailed knowledge and accreditations needed to manage the production, transport and sale of treated and untreated log and sawn board products.

His other responsibilities are many and varied, from supervising staff and contractors, and keeping the plantations in good order, to maintaining the Company’s plant and equipment and ensuring high standards of OH&S.

Steven and his team also work independently, and with other stakeholders on the Island, to help maintain fire-fighting preparedness and to minimize the impact of feral species.

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