Board of Directors

John Sugarman


John Sugarman founded Australian Maritime Systems Group in Jan 2000. A professional mechanical engineer and QUT alumni, John served as the General Manager of Engineering for AMSA prior to establishing AMS Group.  He quickly grew the company and exported its capability internationally to Cambodia, Galapagos islands, Panama, Canada, New Zealand and throughout Australia.

John has held several senior executive positions on international peak body organisations such as the International Association for Lighthouse Authorities (IALA), the sister organisation for the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) based in Paris St Germain France. John has overseen the diversification of AMSG to be an internationally renowned specialist maritime services organisation. John currently serves as AMS Group chairman.