David joined the Group in August 2002 and is a leading specialist in port development and operations. He started his career at the Port of Felixstowe and held a variety of operational management positions culminating as Divisional Head of Trinity Container Terminal.
In 1994, he moved to Hong Kong to manage the Hutchinson Port Holdings’ container operations in that territory. During this period, he led a series of expansion programmes and helped create one of the world’s leading container terminal operators.
David was appointed Group Chief Executive Officer in May 2006, and has delivered a series of new projects which has driven the development of PD Ports. In December 2011, David was recognised as one of the most important 25 people in the UK’s freight industry by leading trade publication, International Freighting Weekly.