ABP to welcome new Head of Communications to the Humber

November 16, 2016

 Dafydd Williams is looking forward to his new role with ABP

ABP has appointed Dafydd Williams to the role of Head of Communications - Humber.

Dafydd, who is currently Head of Corporate Affairs at Yorkshire Water, joins ABP in January and will be responsible for raising the profile of Humber ports and their contribution to the Yorkshire and Humber region, through building relationships with key stakeholders, including the media.

He said: “I'm really excited to be joining ABP to help to spread the word about the huge role the company plays in the regional economy and help to build great relationships with the local community."

ABP Director Humber, Simon Bird is looking forward to working with Dafydd.

He said: “Dafydd has a strong background in stakeholder relations and public affairs and it’s those skills that will make him an asset to the Humber team.

“ABP’s Humber ports handle £75 billion of trade every year and we’re looking forward to welcoming Dafydd and working with him to build better relationships with our stakeholders and the communities in which we operate.”

As well as being a Councillor for York Council Dafydd has previously been a Council Leader and a Cabinet Member. He has also worked as an Account Director at Freshwater Public Relations Agency and managed a number of large national clients.

Dafydd lives near York and has a degree in Politics and Modern History from the University of Wales, he is also a Member of the Consultation Institute. Away from work, Dafydd volunteers as a local magistrate.