Ronald is a highly experienced freight forwarder. Born in Hamburg, he was originally German trained (with the German Freight Forwarding Diploma among others) and came to Australia in 1979 as a sales representative for a major freight forwarder.
Ronald has worked in the industry for over three decades, in both Germany and Australia; he still speaks his native language fluently. He is a firm believer in self-reliance and the principle of giving everyone a fair go.
Key areas of expertise include marketing sales and customer service. Previously sales manager of a large international freight forwarder in Australia for five years, Ronald joined ICE in early 1989 and is a shareholder.
Married for over 25 years, Ronald has two daughters. His family is actively involved in the Sutherland Shire music scene. He is a keen supporter of the local soccer club and has been involved in scuba diving for over twenty years. He is an avid reader of anything historical, documentary and philosophical.
Director / Branch Manager, ICE Sydney
George started his career in the freight forwarding business in 1983, working with several industry leaders, including ICE until 1996.
He joined a specialised freight forwarder as a partner but re-joined us in March 2001 as Branch Manager in Sydney.
He continues to contribute his substantial depth of operational and management experience to the ICE Group. He has been a shareholder in the company since 2006.
Director / Branch Manager, ICE Melbourne
Before joining ICE in January 1990 to set up our Melbourne office, John held management positions with two major Australian freight forwarders in Victoria.
He has an in-depth understanding of the industry's special demands and continues to contribute greatly to the success of our Victorian operation.
John holds several management and industry-related diplomas and is a shareholder in the company.
Married, with two sons John is a keen AFL football fan and a strong supporter of the mighty Hawthorn Football Club. He also likes to watch the occasional action movie.
Branch Manager, ICE Brisbane
Saskia was born in Holland and immigrated to Western Australia at the age of three. She joined a large multinational in 1985 in Perth as a junior clerk and worked her way to a supervisory role, looking after the sea freight and air freight departments. In 1995 she joined ICE as the second in charge and assisted in growing the business from two staff members to currently five. Saskia holds various industry related diplomas and is well versed in all aspects of international trade.
When not engaged in international trade Saskia is an avid reader and home renovator.
In 2009 she accepted the position as Branch Manager in ICE Brisbane.
In 2009 Saskia won the ICE MD award.
Director / Branch Manager, ICE Fremantle
Ian joined ICE in 1997, was appointed Branch Manager in 2001 and is a shareholder. He was instrumental in establishing a customs clearance department for us in Western Australia to complement our freight forwarding services.
As a licensed customs broker for over 25 years, Ian has held management positions with large multinationals in Western Australia.
He holds numerous industry-related accreditations, including an advanced Diploma of Australian and International Trade Facilitation. He is also a Senior Associate of the CBFCA.
He is a keen competition swimmer (AUSSI Masters) and was in surf lifesaving in which his teenage sons are now involved. He watches them compete and also enjoys surf skiing, paddling events including the annual Avon Descent with its Grade 2-4 rapids. Any reading he gets time for tends to be biographies. TV preferences include reality programs and he enjoys movies as well.