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Today, Associated British Ports (ABP) is delighted to announce the appointment of Tim Morris as Group Head of Corporate Affairs.

Tim is currently CEO at UK Major Ports Group where he has led the industry trade association for the last 5 years. Prior to that Tim held a number of senior communications, sustainability and strategy roles in the industrial group Tata Steel. Before ports and steel, Tim spent six years with McKinsey in their strategy and corporate finance team.

At ABP, Tim will lead all aspects of Corporate Affairs including government relations, media relations and external communications.

Julian Walker, ABP’s Chief Commercial Officer, said: “ABP is delighted that Tim has agreed to join the team. He brings with him a wealth of industry knowledge and experience. Tim will play a critical role to help deliver our ambitious growth strategy and the leading role ABP will play in enabling the UK’s energy transition.”

Tim Morris, commented: “I’m excited to be joining ABP at this point. As the UK’s largest port operator they’re playing a leading role in enabling the trade we all rely on, boosting growth and opportunity and providing the foundations for a more sustainable future. Corporate affairs has a key part to play in achieving these crucial goals both for ABP and the UK. I’m looking forward to getting started alongside the great team at ABP.”

Tim will join ABP on 28 November 2022.