Guy Platten

Chief Executive, UK Chamber of Shipping

As CEO, Guy’s role includes responsibility for the UK shipping industry’s relations with government and other relevant bodies – both national and international – on all fiscal, economic, employment, safety and environment, security and other issues.

Prior to taking up the role in January 2014, Guy was Chief Executive for Caledonian Maritime Assets Ltd from 2007. Guy is a master mariner with a long background in the marine industry – including serving as a deck officer in the Merchant Navy, an Inspector of Lifeboats for the RNLI, Salvage and Mooring Officer with the Ministry of Defence and as Director of Marine Operations with the Northern Lighthouse Board.

Guy will be making a keynote speech at the Summit.