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Belfast Harbour Appoints Trio of Directors to Leadership Team

17th September 2021
Belfast Harbour has announced the recent appointment of three new Directors, to continue developing a strategy to become a world leading regional Port and as a key economic hub for the region. Belfast Harbour has announced the recent appointment of three new Directors, to continue developing a strategy to become a world leading regional Port and as a key economic hub for the region. Credit: Belfast Harbour-twitter

Belfast Harbour has recently made the appointment of three new Directors to its Leadership Team.

The appointments are designed so to continue developing its strategy to become a world leading regional port and a key economic hub for the region. As well to growing economic activity, adopting new technology and to the highest environmental standards.

Ian Lang joined Belfast Harbour as Infrastructure and Sustainability Director. This follows 15 years’ experience in the transport and aviation sector, leading the development agenda at airports in various geographies, most recently including Gatwick, Edinburgh and Glasgow.

Significant experience by Lang has been in delivering complex infrastructure projects, including the project management of large-scale capital investment portfolios, and will bolster Teams in developing high-quality, sustainable infrastructure. In addition the role involves promoting Belfast Harbour’s Green Port strategy.

Mike Dawson has been appointed as People and Corporate Services Director. From his previous roles, including Group HR and Corporate Services

Director at Dale Farm, Dawson brings a wealth of experience in developing progressive HR policies and procedures, and will drive Belfast’s Harbour’s commitment to nurturing and attracting diverse talent.

Kevin Ryan's appointment is as the new Development Director, which follows a previous position with Dublin based international property company, Hines, where he was Development Director for 6 years.

Prior to this Ryan was Head of Property for Tesco Ireland. His depth of experience will support Belfast Harbour and partners in realising ambitions around future growth, enabling the organisation to continue to stimulate and grow the regional economy.

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Jehan Ashmore

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Jehan Ashmore is a marine correspondent, researcher and photographer, specialising in Irish ports, shipping and the ferry sector serving the UK and directly to mainland Europe. Jehan also occasionally writes a column, 'Maritime' Dalkey for the (Dalkey Community Council Newsletter) in addition to contributing to UK marine periodicals. 

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