Categories: Business, UK Major Ports GroupPublished On: 25.11.2021350 words1.9 min read


The UK Major Ports Group(“UKMPG”), the trade association for the UK’s largest port operators, is pleased to announce today the appointment of Alex Pepper to the new role of Senior Policy Lead focused on Environment, Social and Governance (“ESG”) matters.


The creation of this role recognises both the importance of these areas to the sector and also the breadth of work involved. Alex joins UKMPG from Peel Ports, where her most recent role was as Group Head of Energy and Environment.Prior to joining Peel Ports Alex worked at Associated British Ports. With over 15 years’ experience in Energy, Environment and Sustainability roles with a focus on ports and maritime Alex brings a wealth of experience to the new role. Alex has a Master’s in Integrated Environmental Management, is an accredited EMS auditorand a Practitioner member of the Institute for Environmental Management & Assessment.

Tim Morris, Chief Executive of the UK Major Ports Group, said “We’re delightedthat Alex is joining us. The Environment, Social and Governancepolicy areas are of critical importance to UKMPG members, their customers and investors. They are areas where UKMPG and its members are committed to making real, positive change. The depth of Alex’s experience –both in the policy areas themselves –and in the ports sector more generally will be a huge boost to UKMPG’s work on the ESG agenda.

Alex Pepper said “I’m excited to be joining UKMPG. There’s a huge agenda to work on, with fundamental change occurring across all aspects of the ESG agenda. It’sessential that ports stay on top of the evolving, significant requirements and their implications.The UK’s ports industry is avital, proactive & responsible sectorand a has strong story to tell.I’m really looking forward to working at a sector level and with a range of stakeholders to deliver progress.

Alex starts the role in December.

To learn more please contactTim Morris, Chief Executive, UK Major Ports Group

Email: [email protected]

Phone: 07387 091 407