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William Doyle

Commissioner at Federal Maritime Commission


Commissioner William Doyle is a twice Senate-confirmed presidential appointee to the U.S. Federal Maritime Commission.

Commissioner Doyle served as an officer in the U.S. Merchant Marine as a marine engineer aboard numerous classes of vessels.

Prior to his FMC appointment, Commissioner Doyle served on cabinet and executive level boards and committees under both the Obama and Bush Administrations.

Internationally, Commissioner Doyle participates on certain bilateral shipping matters with other countries. He represents the FMC at the annual U.S.-China Bilateral Maritime Consultations where he meets with officials from the People’s Republic of China regarding maritime shipping matters such as tax policies affecting U.S. interests in the U.S.-China trade.

Domestically, Commissioner Doyle has been working with his fellow commissioners to address port congestion matters and to help find solutions that expedite the movement of cargo through the transportation system.

William Doyle is an engineer first by trade having graduated from the Massachusetts Maritime Academy with a Bachelor of Science in Marine Engineering. He is also an attorney and a graduate of the Widener University School of Law.