Associated British Ports (ABP) has appointed Tim Morris as group head of corporate affairs, effective November 28.


Morris is currently the ceo of trade association UK Major Ports Group (UKMPG). Prior to that, he served in a number of senior communications, sustainability and strategy roles in Tata Steel and spent six years with McKinsey in its strategy and corporate finance team.

At ABP, Morris 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 will join ABP on 28 November 2022.