Andrew Moffat CBE

Andrew Moffat CBE

Chief Executive Officer

Andrew Moffat was appointed Chief Executive Officer of the Port of Tyne in November 2008.

An economics graduate from Newcastle University he started his career as a trainee accountant with Northumbrian Water.

Andrew went on to join the rapidly growing mobile telecomunication sector in 1989 where he gained, over a 17 year period, experience within a number of international companies in financial, commercial and strategic roles.

He joined the Port of Tyne as Finance and Commercial Director in November 2007 from 3 UK, a telecoms subsidiary of Hong Kong based multi-national conglomerate Hutchison Whampoa, where he was Chief Finance Officer. Prior to this Andrew worked for sister company 3 Italia based in Milan as Chief Finance Officer. He held a number of senior roles over a 10 year period within Orange, including UK Director of Strategy and Group Financial Controller.

Andrew was named a Commander of the British Empire (CBE) in the New Year's Honours List 2016 for services to the North-East economy and UK ports. 

He is a director of NewcastleGateshead Initiative, sits on the Regional Council of the CBI, and is a member of a number of local partnership boards focussed on the delivery of economic regeneration.

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