Charles Hammond, Forth Ports

Company | Forth Ports
Job Position | Chief Executive


Charles Hammond has been Chief Executive Officer of Forth Ports Limited (previously Forth Ports PLC) since 2001 and actively involved in the Ports industry for over 25 years. 

He is a Director of The United Kingdom Major Ports Group (Chairman from 2010 to 2014) and is currently a member of The Scottish Energy Advisory Board and a member of the Cabinet Secretary’s 2020 Vision for Health & Social Care.  He is also Chairman of SpaceandPeople Group, the retail, promotional and brand experience specialist.

He has also previously been Chairman of Scottish Enterprise Edinburgh, the economic development agency for the East of Scotland.

Forth Ports owns and operates several ports on the east coast of Scotland and also London’s major port, The Port of Tilbury.  It is the UK’s third largest Ports grouping.  It provides integrated handling and distribution services and solutions to a wide variety of customers through its ports, handling a wide range of commodities.

Forth Ports Limited is now in private ownership, and is 67% owned by Arcus, a major  UK and European Infrastructure Fund, and 33% owned by Public Sector Pension Investment Board of Canada.   

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