Associated British Ports (ABP) has appointed Andrew Harston, formerly regional director Wales and short sea ports, as its strategic adviser, effective July 1.
Harston served as regional director Wales and short sea ports for nine years and has over 40 years of experience in the UK ports sector. Most recently, Harston spearheaded ABP’s role in a successful bid for the Celtic Freeport. He has also been chair of the East of England offshore wind group, East Wind.
As strategic adviser, Harston will continue to support ABP’s development of these and other projects as well as maintaining and developing relationships with senior external stakeholders.
Julien Walker, ABP’s chief commercial officer, will take up the role of regional director Wales and short sea ports, in addition to his current position.