Virtual Conference

UK Ports Conference

Monday 23 November - Thursday 26 November 2020

Speakers

Doug Bannister
Port of Dover
Chief Executive
Doug Bannister
Chief Executive
Port of Dover
Appointed in January 2019, Doug is the CEO of the Port of Dover, the busiest port in Europe.
Matthew Beeton
Port of Tyne
Chief Executive Officer
Matthew Beeton
Chief Executive Officer
Port of Tyne
Having held director positions at Rolls-Royce, Bombardier, Serco plc, Northern Rail and National Express Matt has over 20 years’ experience...
David Brown
The Bristol Port Company; Ports Skills and Safety
Chief Executive Officer; Chair
David Brown
Chief Executive Officer; Chair
The Bristol Port Company; Ports Skills and Safety
David joined The Bristol Port Company in October 2008 as the Operations Director and was appointed as its Chief Executive Officer in 2016.
Aart Hille Ris Lambers
DP World
UK Commercial Director
Aart Hille Ris Lambers
UK Commercial Director
DP World
Aart Hille Ris Lambers has over 30 years’ experience in Shipping and Ports.
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.
Tim Morris
UK Major Ports Group
Chief Executive Officer
Tim Morris
Chief Executive Officer
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.
Emma Leam-Saville
DFDS Seaways
Route Agency & Border Compliance Director
Emma Leam-Saville
Route Agency & Border Compliance Director
DFDS Seaways
Listed as one of the FTA’s 20 for 20, Emma has a career in shipping spanning over 25 years.
Veronica Chan
Port of London Authority
Senior Advisor Air Quality and Climate Change
Veronica Chan
Senior Advisor Air Quality and Climate Change
Port of London Authority
Veronica Chan joined the Port of London Authority (PLA) as its senior advisor on air quality and climate change at the beginning of 2020.
Richard Goffin
Peel Ports
Port Director - Medway and Great Yarmouth
Richard Goffin
Port Director - Medway and Great Yarmouth
Peel Ports
Richard Goffin is a business leader who started his career as a finance professional, working for...
Paul Olvhoj
Orkney Islands Council Harbour Authority
Business Development Manager, Marine Services
Paul Olvhoj
Business Development Manager, Marine Services
Orkney Islands Council Harbour Authority
Paul is the Business Development Manager at Orkney Harbour Authority...
Alan Tinline
Associated British Ports
Head of Environment
Alan Tinline
Head of Environment
Associated British Ports
Alan Tinline is a Chartered Environmentalist, experienced in environmental and sustainability issues including...
Trudi Wakelin
Marine Management Organisation
Director of Licensing, Marine Planning and Blue Belt
Trudi Wakelin
Director of Licensing, Marine Planning and Blue Belt
Marine Management Organisation
Trudi Wakelin joined the MMO in February 2017 and is now leading on the development, implementation and monitoring of Marine Plans...
Gavin Simmonds
UK Chamber of Shipping
Policy Director Commercial
Gavin Simmonds
Policy Director Commercial
UK Chamber of Shipping
Gavin Simmonds leads the UK Chamber’s Future Relationship and Trade Negotiations programme and is co-chair of the Chamber’s Trade Forum.
Raoul Tan
Port of Rotterdam International
Digital Business Solutions
Raoul Tan
Digital Business Solutions
Port of Rotterdam International
Biography to follow shortly.
Caroline Price
Royal HaskoningDHV
Director Green Ports
Caroline Price
Director Green Ports
Royal HaskoningDHV
Caroline is a maritime specialist with over 16 years experience of working across the sector.
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
Principal Policy Officer Freight and Logistics
Lucy Hudson
Principal Policy Officer Freight and Logistics
Transport for the North
Lucy Hudson is Transport for the North’s Lead Officer for Freight & Logistics.
Eleanor Hadland
Drewry
Senior Analyst – Ports and Terminals
Eleanor Hadland
Senior Analyst – Ports and Terminals
Drewry
Eleanor Hadland heads up Drewry’s ports and terminals research arm...
Guy Bates
Network Rail
Head of Freight Development
Guy Bates
Head of Freight Development
Network Rail
As Network Rails Head of Freight Development, Guy is responsible for strategy and development in NR’s newly formed Freight Route...
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.
Steve Roberts
AECOM
Associate Director, Ports & Marine
Steve Roberts
Associate Director, Ports & Marine
AECOM
Steve Roberts is a maritime economist with a long track record in the strategic planning of ports and logistics facilities.
Hasan Batmaz
Arup
Port Masterplanning Lead
Hasan Batmaz
Port Masterplanning Lead
Arup
Hasan has 20 years of experience in port master planning and operations...
Darren Briggs
Arup
Director
Darren Briggs
Director
Arup
Biography to follow shortly.
Indra Vonck
Deloitte
Manager
Indra Vonck
Manager
Deloitte
Indra Vonck is senior subject matter expert in the Deloitte Port Services team.
Nick Clarke
Ramboll
Director, Ports, Marine and Waterways
Nick Clarke
Director, Ports, Marine and Waterways
Ramboll
Nick has almost 25 years of experience in marine civil engineering.
Dr Tristan Smith
UCL
Associate Professor in Energy and Transport
Dr Tristan Smith
Associate Professor in Energy and Transport
UCL
Dr Tristan Smith, Associate Professor in Energy and Transport at UCL and PI of the Decarbonising UK Freight Network Plus project...
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...
Charles Wyng
Wärtsilä Voyage
Sales Expert, Ship traffic Control
Charles Wyng
Sales Expert, Ship traffic Control
Wärtsilä Voyage
Charles Wyng has worked as a specialist in vessel traffic management systems with both Wartsila and Transas over the past decade.
Philip Rowell
Adams Hendry
Director
Philip Rowell
Director
Adams Hendry
Philip is a Director of Adams Hendry Consulting Ltd – an independent firm of chartered town planners and environmental consultants...
Don Lamont
Atkins, a member of the SNC-Lavalin Group
Head of Rivers, Dams & Maritime Services
Don Lamont
Head of Rivers, Dams & Maritime Services
Atkins, a member of the SNC-Lavalin Group
Don is Director for the Rivers, Dams & Maritime Practice at Atkins, a member of the SNC-Lavalin Group.
Phoebe Warneford-Thomson
British Ports Association
Policy & Economic Analyst
Phoebe Warneford-Thomson
Policy & Economic Analyst
British Ports Association
Phoebe joined the Association in 2019 as Policy and Economic Analyst...
Sue Terpilowski OBE
Maritime UK Women’s Taskforce; WISTA UK
Chair; President
Sue Terpilowski OBE
Chair; President
Maritime UK Women’s Taskforce; WISTA UK
Biography to follow shortly.
Matthew East
GHD
Logistics and Infrastructure Policy UK EME Lead
Matthew East
Logistics and Infrastructure Policy UK EME Lead
GHD
Matt is the lead for the Logistic and Infrastructure Policy team for GHD advisory for the UK, Europe and Middle East.
Chris Pretorius
Siemens
Director
Chris Pretorius
Director
Siemens
Chris Pretorius studied Electrical Engineering in Durban, South Africa.
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