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New chief for Port of London

[ October 23, 2013   //   ]

The Port of London Authority has appointed Robin Mortimer as chief executive, succeeding Richard Everitt, who has held the position since December 2004. Robin Mortimer will join the PLA in March 2014. He is currently a director in the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs where he led the transformation of British Waterways into the new Canal & River Trust, directs the Major Infrastructure and Environment Unit and set up the UK’s Adapting to Climate Change Programme. Previously he was private secretary to the deputy prime minister and to the three Transport and Environment secretaries, where he advised on ports, aviation and London transport issues. He has also been seconded to the NHS as an operational manager for surgical services.


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