Port Executive, port operations & managementFormer MD of a UK based ports grouping comprising of 7 ports and 2 offshore terminals handling a combined throughput of 35M tonnes of cargo each year and forming a significant part of a UK LSE listed company. Experienced in all aspects of port operations including cargo handling and marine management. Alan was involved in national dock labour reform in the UK which was a pre-cursor for UK port privatisation in the 90’s. He was involved in the acquisition of several ports in Scotland & London.
Port economics & strategyRay has provided authoritative market assessments and due diligence in every major maritime market in the world. He has advised Governments and private sector clients on markets in Oman, Kuwait, U.A.E, Jordan, Iraq, Lebanon, Egypt and undertaken due diligence in Georgia, Spain, the UK and Germany among many others. His previous positions have included Senior Consultant for Drewry Shipping Consultants and Senior Economist for the (UK) National Ports Council
Maritime & port operations managementAllan Duncan has over 40 years experience in ports, transport and shipping industries and has specialised in port management and cargo handling operations. After a period at sea when he qualified as Master Mariner, he held a number of senior executive positions in a range of major port facilities, before forming his own Port Management Consultancy firm in 1997. Since then he has carried out a range of projects for Local & National governments and consulting engineers.
Port Finance & infrastructure project specialistMartin has over 25 years experience of structuring, developing, evaluating and implementing the funding of public and private sector projects (i.e. PFI’s, PPP’s, BOOT’s; PSP’s, IPP’s, etc.) in the infrastructure sector. Martin career includes various roles at the investment bank [Kleinwort Benson]; a commercial bank [HSBC]; and a development bank [EBRD, Director of Power & Energy Utilities]. He is well versed in Government procedures and project appraisals [e.g. Public Sector Comparators, etc.].