Session 3 : Panellist

Chief Executive, British Ports Association

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Richard Ballantyne joined the British Ports Association in 2007 and became the Chief Executive in 2016.

He represents the BPA on a number of industry bodies and is a member of a wide range of government stakeholder groups and international committees.

Richard has in-depth expertise in ports, transport and environmental policy matters as well as a wide experience of the legislative process around the UK.

He is a Director of Maritime UK and was previously a Director of Port Skills and Safety Ltd.

Before joining the BPA Richard spent five years at a Westminster political consultancy and was previously an MP’s researcher in the House of Commons.