11th Annual (2019)

UK Ports Conference

Tuesday 14 May - Wednesday 15 May 2019

Speakers

Nusrat Ghani MP
Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Transport
Nusrat Ghani MP
Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Transport
Nusrat Ghani MP was appointed Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Department for Transport....
Tanya Ferry
Port of London Authority
Environment Manager
Tanya Ferry
Environment Manager
Port of London Authority
Tanya Ferry is the Environment Manager in the Planning and Environment Department at the Port of London Authority...
John Chaplin
The Bristol Port Company
Director of External Affairs & Special Projects
John Chaplin
Director of External Affairs & Special Projects
The Bristol Port Company
John is a Chartered Engineer and Fellow of the Institution of Civil Engineers.
Tim Morris
UK Major Ports Group
Chief Executive
Tim Morris
Chief Executive
UK Major Ports Group
Tim joined the UK Major Ports Group from the communications consultancy Hanover, where he was the Director responsible for the energy and infrastructure practice.
Richard Ballantyne
British Ports Association
Chief Executive
Richard Ballantyne
Chief Executive
British Ports Association
Richard has in depth expertise in ports, transport and environment policy matters as well as a wide experience of the legislative process around the UK.
Geoff Lippitt
PD Ports
Group Business Development Director
Geoff Lippitt
Group Business Development Director
PD Ports
Geoff joined PD Ports as Group Business Development Director in 2011.
Justin Atkin
Antwerp Port Authority
Port Representative, UK & Ireland
Justin Atkin
Port Representative, UK & Ireland
Antwerp Port Authority
Justin joined Port of Antwerp Authority as Representative for UK & Ireland in September 2018.
Lucy Hudson
Transport for the North
Lead Officer - Freight and Logistics
Lucy Hudson
Lead Officer - Freight and Logistics
Transport for the North
Lucy Hudson is Transport for the North’s Lead Officer for Freight & Logistics.
Lucy Wood
Barton Willmore
Director
Lucy Wood
Director
Barton Willmore
Lucy is Director of the national Infrastructure & Environmental Planning team at Barton Willmore.
Liz Dunn
Burges Salmon
Partner
Liz Dunn
Partner
Burges Salmon
Liz Dunn is a Partner at Burges Salmon LLP and leads the firm’s Ports and Marine Practice.
Nick Clarke
Ramboll
Global Service Line Director, Ports, Marine and Waterways
Nick Clarke
Global Service Line Director, Ports, Marine and Waterways
Ramboll
Nick has almost 25 years of experience in marine civil engineering.
Anna Ziou
UK Chamber of Shipping
Policy Director (Safety & Environment)
Anna Ziou
Policy Director (Safety & Environment)
UK Chamber of Shipping
Anna leads the organisation’s safety and environment policy.
Alex Veitch
Freight Transport Association
Head of Multimodal Policy
Alex Veitch
Head of Multimodal Policy
Freight Transport Association
Alex is Head of Multimodal Policy for FTA, leading on Water, Air and Rail freight issues.
Martin Mannion
Mannion Marine
Director
Martin Mannion
Director
Mannion Marine
Martin Mannion is the Director of Mannion Marine Limited, and has over 30 years' professional experience...
Chantal McRoberts
Drewry
Principal Consultant
Chantal McRoberts
Principal Consultant
Drewry
Chantal has spent more than 10 years in the Maritime Advisory Sector, joining Drewry’s Maritime Advisory team in 2013.
Darren Briggs
Arup
Associate Director
Darren Briggs
Associate Director
Arup
Darren Briggs is an Associate Director in Arup responsible for the North West and Yorkshire advisory group.
Richard Turney
Landmark Chambers
Barrister
Richard Turney
Barrister
Landmark Chambers
Richard is a barrister specialising in planning, environmental, and public law.
Colin Bassam
Port Training Services
Manager
Colin Bassam
Manager
Port Training Services
Colin has spent over 40 years in the Port industry having served his time within the civil engineering department of the Port of Blyth...
Dr. Indra Vonck
Deloitte
Senior Consultant
Dr. Indra Vonck
Senior Consultant
Deloitte
Indra Vonck is senior subject matter expert in the Deloitte Port Services team.
Kathryn Neilson
Merchant Navy Training Board
Director
Kathryn Neilson
Director
Merchant Navy Training Board
Kathryn started her career as a teacher and spent much of the early part of her career working within the training and development sector.
Andrew Meaney
Oxera
Partner
Andrew Meaney
Partner
Oxera
Andrew is head of Oxera’s Transport team and specialises in the economics of the sector.
Lucy Armstong
Port of Tyne
Chair
Lucy Armstong
Chair
Port of Tyne
Lucy is Chief Executive of The Alchemists, which works with high growth mid-corporate businesses to accelerate their development and success....
Richard Steele
Port Skills and Safety
Executive Director
Richard Steele
Executive Director
Port Skills and Safety
Richard is a safety and skills professional with a Masters in Training and Development who has been involved in the ports industry for 18 years.
David Barton
ABB
Account Manager, Marine & Ports
David Barton
Account Manager, Marine & Ports
ABB
Biography to follow shortly.
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