Board

 

Chairperson

Stan Mcilvenny

Stan McIlvenny OBE MSc., PG Dip Corp Gov., PG Dip Business & Executive Coaching; CMILT.

Stan is a Marine Engineer and has served on crude, product, chemical, gas tankers and R0-Ro vessels. He has over 25 years’ experience in the port industry as CEO and Company Secretary.

He holds an MSc in Corporate Leadership from Edinburgh Napier University, a Post Graduate Diploma in Corporate Governance and a Post Graduate Diploma in Business & Executive Coaching, both from University College Dublin. In 2003 he was awarded an OBE for services to Economic Development in Northern Ireland.

He is also Chairman of the Haven Waterway Enterprise Zone, a member of the Stakeholder and Accountability Committee, a sub-committee of the board of Milford Haven Port Authority and a Governor of Pembrokeshire College.

Chief Executive

Peter Conway

Peter C Conway 

Chief Executive

Peter Conway from Warrenpoint is an honours graduate in Economics from Trinity College Dublin and has spent over 20 years in the energy business. He managed shipping terminals at the ports of New Ross and Cork and subsequently served on the Management Board of Esso Ireland. In 1997 he returned to Northern Ireland and became a Director of a leading Belfast Communications Agency. In 2001 he established an independent consulting practice specialising in strategic and project management, economic analysis, business planning, interim management and public affairs. Peter was appointed to the Board of Warrenpoint Harbour Authority in 2004 and following public competition became Chief Executive of the Authority in 2005. In 2012 he was elected to the Council of the British Ports Association. He is on the Honorary Secretary of Newry Chamber of Commerce and is a founding member and past Chairman of the Northern Ireland Government Affairs Group. He is also a Governor of Kilbroney Integrated Primary School in Rostrevor.

Finance Director

Kieran Grant

Kieran Grant

Finance Director

Kieran Grant from Warrenpoint is an Honours graduate in Business Administration and Computer Science from Queen’s University Belfast. Kieran continued his studies in University of Ulster, Jordanstown where he obtained Post-Graduate Diplomas in Accountancy and Advanced Accountancy. He qualified as a Chartered Management Accountant within 2 years of joining Norbrook Laboratories where he spent a total of 10 years working in various roles within the Group Finance department. Kieran joined the Harbour Authority in 2003 as Financial Controller and was appointed to the Board in October 2007. He became a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants in 2012. Kieran has recently successfully completed the Chartered Institute of Directors certificate and diploma examinations.

Board Member

Trevor Haslett

Trevor Haslett CBE

Trevor is a Chartered Engineer and Environmentalist with over 40 years' experience in project management of a broad range of areas including renewable energy, water and waste water technology, construction and the environment.  He also has previous Board experience, working at Chief Executive, Executive Director and Senior Management positions across complex and heavily regulated environments including public sector, government owned company, non-departmental public bodies and the private sector.  Trevor has also led and successfully implemented business change programmes delivering sustainable improvements to customer service along with efficiency savings.   His experience also includes Strategic Planning, Procurement, Risk Assessment and Management, Governance, Sustainable energy, and Health & Safety.   As well as being President of the NI Water Aid Committee, a voluntary charitable post, he is Chairman of CASE (Centre for Advanced Sustainable Energy- NI) and a Non Executive Director of the Northern Ireland Ambulance Service.  Trevor was recognised in the 2014 Queens Honours list for services to the local water industry and voluntary work in the community.

Board Member

Deep Sagar

Deep Sagar

Deep Sagar worked in senior management internationally for multinational companies like Coca-Cola. Many of his roles involved logistics, distribution or general management. He is presently also chair of governing body of the South Eastern Regional College and member of The Executive Office's audit and risk committee.

Board Member

Cllr Glyn Hanna

Councillor Glynn Hanna

I was elected as councillor to Newry Mourne and Down council in May 2014. I sit on the council planning committee, I also am on the Enterprise, Regeneration and Tourist committee. I own and have ran a business in the motor trade for 30 years. I am on the boards of River Valley Development, and Mourne Stimulus.

 

Board Member

Richard Johnson

Richard Johnston

Richard is an Associate Director in the Ulster University Economic Policy Centre.  He leads the UUEPC research programme on Competitiveness, Corporation Tax and the Knowledge Economy and lectures on Economic Policy development.

Board Member

Alan Stephens

Alan Stephens

Alan Stephens has worked in the food Industry for over 40 years. He has a background of Sales and Marketing for about 20 years with RHM in the bakery business, both working in Belfast and Derry. In 1991 he was appointed Managing Director for Northern Ireland and when Premier Foods PLC acquired RHM in 2006 he became Managing Director of Premier Bakeries Ireland. He has significant experience of Acquisition and Mergers of large Companies. He has also been President of The Irish Master Bakers

Association for 2 years. Alan is the Chair of the Port’s Audit subcommittee and a member of the Remuneration subcommittee.

 

Under the Warrenpoint Harbour Order 2002 three members of Newry, Mourne and Down District Council are also appointed to serve on the Board of the Harbour Authority:-

 

Board Member

Cllr Gillian Fitzpatrick

Information coming soon

Board Member

Cllr Sean Doran

Councillor Sean Doran

I have been a Councillor since 2011 representing the people of Mourne on the old Newry and Mourne Council and now on the Newry, Mourne and Down District Council.  I have lived in Kilkeel all my life and as it is a fishing port I was delighted to join the board of Warrenpoint Harbour in 2011 as it gives me an insight on ha a large port works.  I am very community based and enjoy working to help all sections of the community in the Mournes and I am impressed by the way Warrenpoint Harbour endeavours to look after the concerns of the people of Warrenpoint and supports local charities and schools.

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