Geoff joined PD Ports as Chief Commercial Officer in 2011.
A marketing graduate from Salford University, Geoff started his career as Transport Controller for Overseas Containers Limited (OCL).
Geoff has over 30 years’ experience in the logistics and transport industry with a background in operational and general management, as well as in business development. His experience includes senior appointments in the shipping and ports logistics sectors, and more recently with Kuehne + Nagel, where he held the position of Vice President, Global Business Development. During his career, Geoff has also worked at ABP, BOC and a number of other major logistics businesses in senior role.
In his role at PD Ports, Geoff is responsible for driving the commercial business development activities across the Company. He has been instrumental in driving forward relationships with Transport for North and continues to play a key role in lobbying for critical improvements to UK transport infrastructure as part of the Northern Powerhouse agenda.
PD Ports is one of the UK’s major port groups, operating out of 12 key ports and logistics centres nationwide. Headquartered in Middlesbrough and owner and operator of Teesport, the fifth largest port in the UK, PD Ports is currently set to deliver on its 30 year strategic growth plan in which the port operator aims to work with customers and stakeholders to elevate the River Tees to the UK’s most successful port region by 2050’’