Justin AtkinsPort representative UK & Ireland at Antwerp Port Authority
Justin joined Port of Antwerp Authority as Representative for UK & Ireland in September 2018.
A humanities graduate from Hull University, Justin started his career as a Shipping Agent for Swedish company Carlbom Shipping Ltd in 1994.
Justin has over 25 years’ experience in the ports, shipping and logistics sector working in operational, commercial and general management roles. His experience includes senior appointments with Associated British Ports including Terminal Manager at the Humber International Terminal, the UK's largest dry bulk facility, and as Head of Commercial (Humber) covering the ports of Immingham, Hull, Goole and Grimsby.
In his role with Port of Antwerp, Justin is responsible for developing a network of relationships with shippers, ports, shipping lines, freight forwarders, shipping agents and other relevant stakeholders, promoting the Port of Antwerp as a gateway to and from the main European centres of production and consumption, but also as a hub-port with connections to more than 1000 ports globally.
Justin also runs his own business, Ragged Edge Consulting Limited, providing consultancy and niche recruitment solutions to clients operating in the logistics and supply chain sector.