19 June 2013

Jeffrey Evans Appointed Chairman of Maritime London

Maritime London has appointed Alderman and Sheriff Jeffrey Evans as its new chairman.

Jeffrey Evans is managing director, gas, at Clarksons as well as being an Alderman and Sheriff of the City of London.

Maritime London is made up of professional UK maritime service firms and showcases the breadth and dept of the cluster,  The UK's maritime industry accounts for 2.1% of the British economy, contributing £13.8bn to the UK economy directly.

Commenting on his appointment Jeffrey Evans said:

"I'm delighted and honoured to have been appointed Chairman to Maritime London and carrying on the work so ably handled by my predecessor David Moorehouse. This year is a particularly big year for us with London International Shipping Week taking place in September. This is a real chance for us to show shipowners and government just what a fantastic maritime cluster we have here in the UK. I look forward to banging the drum for the UK's maritime services around the world."

Jeffrey Evans
Jeffrey Evans